Innovation, Ethics, and Global Strategy
The International Network Observatory is an international applied research consortium bringing together the combined strengths of the Centre for Applied Research in Security Innovation (CASI) at Liverpool Hope University, the European Centre for Applied Research (ECFAR), Austria, Globalisation Studies Groningen (GSG), at the University of Groningen, and the Austrian Institute for International Politics (OIIP). Its experts specialise in Global Strategy, Big Data, national security, intelligence studies, international law, ethics, economics, international finance, media and modern history. In addition to these foundational members, FACT (Foundation for Arts and Creative Technology) participates as strategic partner in the area of technology and applied arts. TIPE (The Initiative for Professional Ethics, Texas A&M, Qatar) contributes with its expertise in professional ethics in the domains of Big Data, technology and engineering.
The International Network Observatory promotes innovation in the use of Big Data for intelligence-led decision-making. We help partners achieve sustainable value from data through the development and promotion of approaches to data exploitation that balance organisation-wide innovation with organisation-wide ethics. By engaging with the Observatory, partners are more likely to experience:
The International Network Observatory encompasses experts from academic and non-academic institutions covering fields like: Global strategy, Big Data, national security, international security, intelligence studies, international law, ethics, economics, international finance, media and modern history
Ethics Informed Innovation
Big Data & Innovation are only sustainable if ethically informed.
Global Strategy Global Responsibility
Global strategic planning requires a change from real politik to ethical politics.
Big Data - Big Research
Big Data research possibilities are vast. Research ethics need to adapt to that.
Public Legitimacy and Consent
Big Data usage requires innovative approaches to secure public support.
New Technology New Threats
Adapting to data-related threats requires network of unfamiliar players.