MyData Global is a politically independent and non-committed organisation. This essay is the personal opinion of Viivi Lähteenoja, currently serving as the chair of the board but whose views below do not necessarily reflect those of all other elected officials or members of MyData Global.
Information is power, says MyData 2022 keynote speaker and a Pulitzer Prize-winning tech journalist, Julia Angwin: “Never before has so much information been collected about human behaviour. We have to decide how to place limits on the use of this power.” At the same time, it is also in the interest of the companies to act […]
The MyData movement is stronger than ever. An expanding and connected global membership is changing the game for the personal data economy by promoting the human-centric principles for personal data management and sharing. As MyData Global pushes new boundaries, it is adopting an updated visual identity that reflects its diversity and forward-looking agenda.
Our cities’ built environment is becoming more data-driven and digital. Analysing people’s digital footprints can provide valuable insights for building better cities and improving public and private services used daily. Is this potential recognised and exploited in the currently deployed solutions, and what does it take to create a sustainable service or product that can […]
In this blog post, newly appointed Deputy general manager Sille Sepp explains the main developments for MyData Global in 2022 – Collective sensemaking and channels for impact, Strengthening the MyData brand, Renovating the infrastructure of MyData Global, and Changes in the staff and leadership team. In January, we wrote about our perspectives on 2022, […]