Tools for Data Governance
2020 Technology and Regulation 29-43
44 Pages Posted: 16 Jul 2020 Last revised: 17 Jul 2020
Date Written: July 16, 2020
This article describes the challenges of data governance in terms of the broader framework of knowledge commons governance, an institutional approach to governing shared knowledge, information, and data resources. Knowledge commons governance highlights the potential for effective community- and collective-based governance of knowledge resources. The article focuses on key concepts within the knowledge commons framework rather than on specific law and public policy questions, directing the attention of researchers and policymakers to critical inquiry regarding relevant social groups and relevant data “things.” Both concepts are key tools for effective data governance.
Keywords: governance, institutions, data, commons, knowledge commons, groups, things, objects, resources, communities, collectives
JEL Classification: D23, H41, K11, L22, L23, O31, O32, O33, O34
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