There are many predictable, repeatable uses for uses for privately held corporate data to serve public good. However, the processes to access and effectively use such data remains almost completely ad-hoc. Establishing “data collaboratives” and leveraging privately-held data for evidence based policy making is onerous, generally one-off, not informed by best practices or any shared knowledge base.
The program seeks to develop methodologies, tools and frameworks to share data responsibility and systematically - leveraging existing insights and assessments - so that a decrease in the transaction cost, time and energy can be established for data collaboratives between private and public sectors. There are three core pillars of data responsibility: