This think piece, titled “In this together: combining individual and collective strategies to confront data power” results from discussions between four advocacy organisations, Aapti Institute, Connected by Data, Datasphere initiative and MyData Global, working to improve how data is governed. In our work, we have found that common ambiguities in how individuals, groups, rights, protections, […]
The past decade has witnessed a remarkable surge in the influence and capabilities of online platforms, matched by rapid advances in the use of online consumer data to track and target individuals for digital marketing. These parallel trends are poised to usher in a fundamental change in how commercial ecosystems are managed online, by consolidating […]
“Understanding MyData Operators” focuses on practical aspects of technology and governance to make the operation of infrastructures for personal data easier and more human-centric, with the goal of establishing full interoperability between operators. The paper is a foundation for a roadmap towards a human-centric personal data infrastructure. In a collaborative effort of 34 experts and […]
The “State of MyData” publication was inspired by the discussions at the MyData Online 2020 Conference, the rigorous work of MyData Global’s local hubs and thematic groups as well as the community at large. It will help you understand the landscape of MyData and how to leverage it in various contexts, encouraging further work in […]
The MyData Dictionary is an articulation of the key data fields an individual would wish/ expect to see in a data-set/ database that is designed to empower them, and which they control. The MyData Dictionary is looking and built from the perspective of the individual, not from that of organisations.
This generative design tool aims to help teams articulate the value proposition and the description of a concept, solution or use case. It has been designed to engage partners and stakeholders to frame the design challenge according to the human-centred design perspective set out by MyData, reflect on the key aspects of the service and […]