How do we overcome data bias in the workplace?

As humans, we tend to ‘trust our gut’ and most of the time it is right, but not always. By making decisions based on personal experience and judgment, we risk ignoring important information or pay disproportionate attention to things that steer us in the wrong direction.

Data is a critical tool for combating human bias. However, bias can still infiltrate data-driven decision-making. How can we avoid this?

At QlikWorld, Dr. Hannah Fry and Yassmin Abdel-Magied discussed this topic and shared their advice to preventing data bias. Take a look at the key takeaways in this blog from Paul Barth, Qlik’s Global Head of Data Literacy and let us know your thoughts in the comments: Searching for fairness – five ways to avoid bias in data decision-making

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