Tag Archives: privacy

Big data. Bigger headache

By Chad Wilson Imagine it’s rubbish day, you’ve taken the trash out and the rubbish man approaches you for your personal information. It is imperative otherwise he cannot provide his service.  What happens next? Do you comply? Give fake information? Or … Continue reading

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Privacy vs. Efficiency: The future of Community Services?

By Jane Doe In March, the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) revealed its intention to collect client-level data from Non-Government Organizations (NGO’s) in exchange for funding . These changes align with MSD’s community investment strategy and will include the collection … Continue reading

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Predictive Risk Modelling; How does it work? Can it work?

by Hitendra Patel In Aotearoa New Zealand, a politically motivated ‘social investment‘ strategy determines social policy. Adopting a residual welfare approach social investment is dependent on the use of data and evidence to inform and target early interventions to mitigate … Continue reading

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Client level data collection = community Investment?

by Purearrow Privacy, a small word, with huge ramifications.  As a social worker in the making I have become acutely aware of the importance of privacy.  Privacy is a core ethical principal at the very heart of being a competent … Continue reading

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