Hello Datasphere


Hello Datasphere

Towards a system approach to data governance

Author(s): Lorrayne Porciuncula and Bertrand de La Chapelle

Published on: May 26, 2022

Our data-driven era is fraught with policy challenges. Building a more equitable and inclusive digital society requires a bold change of perspective regarding data governance.

This framing paper presents the concept of the Datasphere as a complex system, arguing that traditional conceptual frameworks and policy instruments are insufficient to govern it, and that innovative mechanisms and institutions are needed. These elements constitute the rationale for the creation of the Datasphere Initiative.

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