HR and Recruiting leaders are routinely subjected to the requirement to maintain the status quo while imagining some sort of future. The very existence of the function depends on succeeding at both. Sadly, it’s a double bind.
To say that there is no need for a basic understanding of mathematics and science because we don’t use them everyday is like saying there is no need to run or lift weights because we don’t use our muscles like that every day. Knowledge provides context and opportunity.
“The right not to have your private life made public if it would be highly offensive or if there is no legitimate public concern. This is the fundamental basis of informational privacy.” – Heather Bussing
“Since there aren’t any college degree programs for aspiring Data Scientists yet, validating the mastery of these skills will be an interesting challenge for recruiters and hiring managers.” – China Gorman
When someone gives you something, you don’t have to give anything back. It’s a present. And the person who gave it has no legal right to get it back. Gifts are irrevocable. Then, the person who received the gift has an absolute right to do whatever she wants with it, including giving it away, selling it, destroying it or shoving it back in the box and putting it the garage.
In this post, we explore intellectual property rights and fair use because those are the laws currently being applied to technology. Next, we’ll explore ownership principles in connection with data use, applications, access and sharing.
This post looks at the some of the legal and practical concepts of ownership. Actually, we’re looking at what you can’t own. Laws are based on people, places, and things. But you can’t hold a piece of data.