Information and how we manage, process and govern it is becoming increasingly important as organizations ride the wave of the big data revolution. Ethical Data and Information Management offers a practical guide for people in organizations who are tasked with implementing information management projects. It sets out, in a clear and structured way, the fundamentals of ethics, and provides practical and pragmatic methods for organizations to embed ethical principles and practices into their management and governance of information.
Written by global experts in the field, Ethical Data and Information Management is an important book addressing a topic high on the information management agenda. Key coverage includes how to build ethical checks and balances into data governance decision making; using quality management methods to assess and evaluate the ethical nature of processing during design; change methods to communicate ethical values; how to avoid common problems that affect ethical action; and how to make the business case for ethical behaviours.
Katherine O'Keefe is a Data Governance and Data Protection Consultant and Trainer at Castlebridge Associates, Dublin. She also delivers Data Ethics training for the Data Protection Certificate Data Round Table for the Law Society of Ireland. Daragh O Brien is a Data Governance, Data Quality and Data Privacy Consultant and Trainer. He is Managing Director and Lead Consultant at Castlebridge Associates. He is also an adjunct faculty member at the Law Society of Ireland Diploma School.
ONE: Principles and Theory; 01: Defining and Explaining What "Ethics" Is, Particularly in the Context of Information Management; 02: Providing an Overview of Fundamental Ethical Frameworks; 03: Ethics and the Data Management Body of Knowledge; 04: Information Ethics, Data Privacy and Analytics - Concepts and Thought Experiments; 05: Information Ethics and Artificial Intelligence - Concepts and Thought Experiments; 06: Ethics and Culture - How the Stories We Tell Can Shape Our Ethical Views and Vice Versa; 07: Everything is Outcomes - Mapping Ethics to an Information Management Framework of Outcomes and Accountabilities; TWO: Practices and Methods; 08: Introducing E2IM Concepts - How We Can Reuse Existing Best Practices From an Ethical Perspective; 09: Ethics and Data Governance - How to Build Ethical Checks and Balances into Data Governance Decision Making; 10: Ethical Impact Assessments - How to Use Quality Management Methods to Assess and Evaluate the Ethical Nature of Processing During Design; 11: Using Change Management Methods to Communicate Ethical Values; 12: Ethical Cul-de-Sacs - How to Avoid Common Problems that Affect Ethical Action; 13: Making the Business Case for Ethical Behaviours