So what is my data worth?

Businesses and governments today are increasing ‘data centric’, and their business models are founded on data collection, retrieval, value addition and in some cases sale. Interestingly, despite the pivotal role that data plays in their businesses, these companies do not have a way to practically account for this asset on a daily basis.

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Neil Glentworth
Data, the human face.

We all have a cause, something that goes beyond our professional lives, something that gets us moving or even worked up. For me, it’s always about data and the evidence, as the quote goes ‘data doesn’t care about your emotions'. In reality, data (evidence) often stirs deep emotions.

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Neil Glentworth
Is there a downside of being too open?

It’s no secret, I am a massive fan of open data and information. The right/freedom of information polices across the globe have been a very important step in the transparency of how the public sector is spending taxpayer’s money. Like all good ideas, it has a downside, a really, big downside that impacts on us all.

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Neil Glentworth
The greatest challenge to Australia is not immigration, it’s automation!

Like so many others in Australia, I’m a migrant. I jumped through all the rigorous hoops to live, work and settle in Australia. While a part of me will always be fond of my birth country, I’ve adopted Australia as home. I believe most rational Australians are perplexed by the current debate about immigration. What puzzles me most is the lack of understating of what is actually going on.

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Neil Glentworth
Australia’s Digital Economy – it’s time to pull our socks up.

While reading the Digital Economy Outlook 2015 report from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), I couldn’t help my disappointment for the country that I’m proud to call home. The country I’ve built a business in, the country I employ people within. Furthermore, it’s the country I’ve tried to help by being an active and willing voice in the push to drive the digital agenda. I was embarrassed by what I learnt.

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Neil Glentworth