How does the size of your organization effect “Data Ethics”?

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Joan Peckman is a Professor of Computer Science, and Campus-wide Coordinator of Big Data and Data Science Initiatives at the University of Rhode Island. Her research and teaching interests include databases, data modeling, Computer Science and Data Science education, diversity, and interdisciplinary (or convergent) engagement. She has earlier served as program director at the National Science Foundation (2008-2011), and chair of the Computer Science & Statistics Department (2011-2017). She led the development of the Data Science programs at URI.

Doug Friedman is the Data Science Manager at Johnson & Johnson’s Healthcare Technology Center in Providence, RI. There, he leads a team of data scientists solving some of the toughest analytical problems across the Johnson & Johnson enterprise – pharmaceutical, medical devices, commercial. He has a strong passion for open-source software and agile development. His work can be found at

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