26
Nov

MyData Netherlands meeting: MyData community looks outward and to the future

After two years of travel restrictions, the MyData community met in person for talks and discussions in plenary, workshops and in smaller groups. Despite last minute COVID-19 related restrictions, over 50 people attended in-person and over 150 watched and participated online.  Highlights include the keynote from Amsterdam’s chief technology officer, Ger Baron and the awarding...
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18
Nov

Event: Data Spaces Launchpad

Date and time  10 December 2021 from 9.30 to 11 AM CET.  Check the Data Spaces page for the resource library and the materials from the event. The recording is available under this link (YouTube). About On 10 December, MyData Global and 1001 Lakes organised a joint webinar to find out more about data space-related...
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17
Nov

22 companies and organisations receive the MyData Operator 2021 Award

The MyData Operator Award recognises personal data companies that have shown leadership by empowering individuals to control their personal data. As highlighted by the ongoing Facebook Files scandal, transparency and accountability in personal data are increasingly acknowledged as critical for safety online.  To show their commitment to ethical personal data management, participating organisations are required...
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8
Nov

Companies and cities: Taking steps towards smarter cities with the MyData approach

Finnish companies are eager to unlock the full potential of data to create better smart city services. With support from MyData Global via the Human-Centric Companies and Cities (H3C) project, Finnish companies are building up capacities for human-centric service design, participating in data sharing ecosystems, and strengthening their ethical business practices. As Joose Väinölä from...
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3
Nov

MyData, my climate, and my carbon

With COP26 taking place this week, governments, companies, and individuals are discussing how we can all reduce our carbon emissions. The task is monumental, and technology has an important role to play – both in reducing its own carbon footprint and in helping the wider world track and reduce their emissions.  Keeping to 1.5 degrees will...
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