Towards responsible innovation

Deputy Director, Data & Insights
Government Digital Service


Deputy Director for Strategy
Centre for Data Ethics & Innovation


Lead Data Scientist (Innovation Lab)
DWP Digital


15 Sep 2017
12:15 - 12:45

Towards responsible innovation

The UK’s National Data Strategy calls for the responsible use of data in driving innovation, whether for scientific discovery or public service delivery. Legal uncertainty can act as a barrier to innovation, but there are also genuine issues of ethics and public trust to consider in this fast-evolving space. What are the key principles that public service innovators should consider? Could the government’s recently launched Algorithmic Transparency Standard help?