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From Roadmap to Reality: Insights from Industry on Advancing AI Assurance

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As set out in the Government’s National AI Strategy, the UK aims to establish the most trusted and pro-innovation system for AI governance in the world. A key component of getting this light-touch and pro-innovation governance right, is delivering on …

Developing the Algorithmic Transparency Standard in the open

Today the Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO) and the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI) are sharing an updated version of the Algorithmic Transparency Standard on GitHub. Sharing the updated Standard on GitHub will allow interested stakeholders to …

Piloting the UK algorithmic transparency standard

Today, the Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO)  and Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI) have published the first reports from our transparency standard pilots. The public sector algorithmic transparency standard is one of the world’s first initiatives of …

Helping recruiters to innovate responsibly with data-driven tools

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The use of data-driven tools is rising across the recruitment sector. The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the need for effective and efficient digital tools in hiring as recruiters search for the highest calibre candidates in an increasingly virtual world. Companies …

The use of algorithms in the content moderation process

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Algorithms play an essential role in moderating content on social media platforms. They can be used to identify material that has already been banned, as well as detect previously unseen forms of misinformation, by identifying signals that are indicative of …

Types of assurance in AI and the role of standards

This is the third in a series of three blogs on AI assurance, which explore the key concepts and practical challenges for developing an AI assurance ecosystem. The first blog focused on current confusion around AI assurance tools and the …

The need for effective AI assurance

Data-driven technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), have the potential to bring about significant benefits for our economy and society. However, they also introduce risks that need to be managed.  As these technologies are more widely adopted, there is an …