Industry Data for Society Partnership members explore industry’s role in addressing societal challenges by opening their data in Data & Policy Journal article

June 19, 2023

In a recent article published in the Data & Policy Journal, Industry Data for Society Partnership members Jennifer Hansen from Microsoft and Yiu-Shing Pang from UK Power Networks explore the untapped potential of private companies’ data in advancing scientific progress and addressing societal challenges through data sharing. Their article highlights how open data can accelerate scientific discoveries, foster collaboration, and drive long-term business success. Although concerns about data privacy and security can hinder data sharing, companies have options to mitigate these challenges and explore solutions tailored to their specific needs. If you’re interested in learning more about how open data can drive positive social impact and business value, you can read the open access article in full here.