➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Putting Lipstick on the Predictive Analytics Pig (Opinion)
Chronicle of Social Change – November 19, 2016
So the real question is: Would you take a kid away from his mother based solely on the fact that a predictive measure, however unreliable, said there is a 70 percent chance the child would be severely maltreated? Does anyone doubt the answer is yes?
Report: Big data is watching you: Predictive Analytics: The Dangerous New Fad in Child Welfare: http://nccpr.org/reports/bigdata.pdf