Digital ethics enable organisations to utilize digital technologies in a responsible manner. In a quickly transforming world, digital ethics are essential to maintain the trust of users, consumers, and citizens.
Being compliant is not enough for digital transformations and innovative uses of technologies. Organisations are increasingly, and publicly, held accountable for their use of data and digital technology. This leads to costly reputational damage.
Considerati is the partner for organisations that want to use digital technologies in a trustworthy manner. We call this: Responsible Tech.
Organisations are increasingly confronted with undefined or vague expectations of what ethical and socially acceptable uses of digital technologies are. Compliance with existing legislations, often ill-fitted to digital technologies, is hard. And when it is not, the shifting attitudes of clients, stakeholders, and the media, make it hard to determine acceptable use of digital technologies.
With 15 years of experience advising clients on this topic, Considerati helps organisations to find their way out of this maze of regulations, societal expectations, and stakeholder interests.
We help organisations leveraging digital ethics on an organisational level and for concrete development and deployments initiative. On each level the starting point is a broad assessment including risks and challenges, stakeholders, and applicable regulations:
The DNA of your organisation should also inform your vision and principles related to responsible innovation with data and digital technologies. This moral compass, together with an assessment of compliance and reputational risks, informs the necessary elements for a digital ethics framework tailored to your organisation.
User, customers, or citizens interact with your technology through products and services. This makes it essential to identify and mitigate risks during the development of a new application. This enables your teams to design positive-sum solutions for your organisation and your stakeholders.
Digital ethics are a new way of thinking about digital impact and trust for many organisations. Before your teams can apply this to their work, they need to be trained to use this new perspective. We organise several programs for various audiences:
See Considerati-academy.nl for our courses and masterclasses.
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Gain insight in how policy developments affect your business operations, which strategic choices can be made, and what the consequences are. Determine your policy position early and make better strategic choices.Read more
Do you lack understanding and control over the (ethical) risks relating to technology used in your organization? Considerati’s Digital Ethics & Risk scan gives you an overview of the internal and external risks related technology use. This allows you to manage these risks and continue to innovate with confidence.Read more
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We provide strategic communication advice to explain use of data, algorithms and AI, to foster public support.Read more
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Clear principles help your organization to solve issues in a uniform way. This saves time, ensures that your mission and vision are recognizable, and reduces the risk of incidents and reputational damage.Read more
With Value Sensitive Design methods, you can take into account the legal expectations and stakeholder perspectives during development. This prevents delays, inefficient workarounds, and makes your applications more attractive to everyone.Read more
A Digital Ethics Officer connects technical, management and legal roles. Through co-creation sessions, an information desk, or process guidance, we support the dialogue between different roles. We translate core values, legal requirements, and the perspective of the data scientist in an accessible way for everyone.Read more
Recognizing ethical aspects of digital technology enables your organization to innovate responsible and prevent issues later on. We organize accessible workshops raise awareness and enable your organization to identify ethical issues.Read more
Do your stakeholders support your innovation? New technologies can raise questions and create resistance. By involving (the perspectives) of stakeholders, you can get a better understanding of the different perspectives and expectations that exist related to your technology. This enables you to innovate more successfully and increase trust in the design phase.Read more