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Data Digest: Shadow IT and Biased Algorithms

Today learn why users turn to shadow IT solutions and why trusting blindly in data analytics may perpetuate biases.

The Reasons Behind Shadow IT

From a security standpoint, it makes no sense for enterprise employees to use non-sanctioned technology. This article explains why shadow IT is pervasive and how to convince users to abandon it.

Read more at Information Age

The Hidden Biases in Data

Data analytics and machine learning seem unbiased, but this interview with data scientist Cathy O'Neil discusses the potential impact of biases within data analytics algorithms.

Read more at NPR

About the Author

Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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