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Data Ethics and COVID-19: Making the Right Decisions for Data Collection, Use and Sharing

Published: 17 April 2020

ID: G00723350

Analyst(s): Lydia Clougherty Jones , Jim Hare , Frank Buytendijk


Pandemic crises elevate the demand for data while increasing the risk of data misuse. Data and analytics leaders must apply data ethics to appropriately deal with the COVID-19 crisis, while being responsible about data collection, use and sharing to create business value resiliency.

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