The Data Skills Council is a group of leading HR, training, future skills, and education professionals with a passion for creating a more inclusive technology sector and supporting lifelong learning. The Council advises the Data Collaboration Alliance on the development of the Data Collaboration University
WHO SHOULD JOIN?
Human Resource Leaders
Change Management Pros
There's a major shift happening within the IT sector where the concept of the "full stack developer" is giving way to a more inclusive and data-centric interpretation of the role.
There's no question that the emergence of ‘no code’ and ‘lo code’ technologies have made it easier for more people to get involved in the development of new digital solutions.
However, because these platforms utilize older forms of data integration that copy and fragment data, their use can actually erode data protection.
It is critical that democratizing IT does not come at the expense of the human right to privacy or the global movement for increased ownership of personal information.
PRIVACY BY DESIGN
The Data Collaboration University supports free training in the Data Collaboration Methodology.
This represents a new approach to digital solution delivery that combines the simplicity of lo code/no code technology with the next-generation data protection associated with the ‘Zero-Copy Integration’ framework.
Zero-Copy Integration is currently a draft Standard in Canada that is also being introduced to international standards organizations.
Zero-Copy Integration leverages hyperlinks to integrate data. This eliminates the need to create new databases (data silos) or exchange copies of sensitive data when building new digital services.
PARTNERS IN LEARNING
The Data Skills Council is committed to supporting an ecosystem of partners to help us train the next generation of technologists with the best content and learning path experience possible.
Organizations and vendors who wish to contribute are welcome to contact us to explore ways to support our learners.
Qualifying professionals join our Slack channel where we discuss ideas related to curriculum, courses, and learning path design.
LEARNING PATH DEVELOPMENT
NEW COURSE DEVELOPMENT
All datasets, metadata, and data domains within the Data Collaboration University platform are controlled by its owners who manage access, custodianship, and deletion and benefit from the added transparency of precision usage reporting.
The Data Skills Council itself is governed through direct engagement by members and there is no hierarchy or steering committee at this time.
The Data Skills Council would like to hear from experienced HR, training, change management, and education professionals who are interested in advancing a more inclusive IT sector that simultaneously advances meaningful data ownership for all.