Status update on automated decisions and algorithms

The problem defined by responses 

  • We don't know how automated decisions are being made
  • We don't know what the impact of the automated decisions is / are
  • We don't have a complete map of where the automated decisions are
  • We have little to no qualified insight into the effects on the business or our customers
  • There is no reporting to management when automated decisions have problems - as we don't know when it does
  • There is a sense of trust in the (cto, cio, coo) that they will be on top of it
  • We have no idea about bias in the original algorithm, data set and what updates changes have been made and the effect
  • How our automated decisions effect people in the organisation and their behavior has not been qualified

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