As an ADAPT funded PhD researcher you will have access to a network of 85 global experts and over 250 staff as well as a wide multi-disciplinary ecosystem across 8 leading Irish universities. We can influence and inform your work, share our networks and collaborate with you to increase your impact, and accelerate your career opportunities. Specifically we offer:
The aim of this PhD is to explore challenges related to data governance methods/techniques and develop a data value maturity assessment that will avail of a range of techniques balancing data value and minimise risks. The rapid acceleration of Data and Artificial Intelligence on all parts of society requires an understanding of the value of data that balances the needs and values of individuals, organisations and society.
The PhD will focus on how to measure data value in organisations and data value chains. The student will research how maturity in data value management and data governance can be assessed. The student will investigate techniques and define appropriate approaches to assess data value considering organisational, process and technical aspects. In this context, the investigation will explore how algorithms/techniques can be used to automate the data value assessments and interpretability to generate explanations for the users. Collaborating with companies, the researcher will acquire knowledge in novel data governance practices and how those can be advanced. Equipped with a deep knowledge in data governance in the intersection between business and computing, the researcher will be well positioned to embark on a career either in industry or academia.
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