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DN Debate. "At great cost, data is collected that is never used" - Anna Essén

Three researchers debate - the interest in collecting and processing data in the public sector is often accompanied by a disinterest in using this data.

Fine and expensive systems employ a lot of people and give the impression of resulting in knowledge and rationality in, for example, healthcare and schools. It is important to question and sometimes close down systems, write Mats Alvesson, David Ebbevi and Anna Essén.

Post in Swedish.