Better use of personal information: opportunities and risks

Better use of personal information: opportunities and risks
Document type
Paper
Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Council for Science and Technology
Publisher
DTI
Date of publication
1 November 2005
Subject(s)
Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business, Management & leadership: including strategy, public sector management, operations and production
Collection
Business and management
Material type
Reports

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The Council for Science and Technology (CST) believes that the ability to fulfil the government's ambitions to deliver more effective and personalised public services, as set out in the White Paper on 'Transformational government: enabled by technology', is dependent on the intelligent use of personal information about individual people. Government should provide the focus and drive to improve the linkages between, and access to, personal data, while at the same time recognising that there are significant risks which need to be minimised. This should be an incremental process, with the move towards greater data-sharing accompanied by parallel changes in policies and processes that minimise risks and ensure the potential benefits are realised in practice.

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