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Data Regs and Facebook Fines: Dragging Us Toward Better Security

Aug 19, 2019 |

“Be like Facebook.” That was the rallying cry in the early days of the big data boom, when companies were striving to monetize as much data as possible, and Facebook was the poster child of a new breed of company. Read more…

Does the U.S. Have a Case of GDPR Envy?

May 22, 2019 |

Research indicates European citizens are generally happy with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the landmark data privacy law that went into effect a year ago from Saturday. But folks in the United States have largely been left out of the regulatory extravaganza, leaving some to wonder when the exploitation of American citizens’ Read more…

Big Data, Big Problems? Responsible Data Management in 2019

Mar 18, 2019 |

If 2018 taught us one thing about data collection, it would be the existence of a distinct and profound line between companies using data for good and those whose business model relies on its exploitation. Read more…

Data Deletion in a World with Endless Storage

Dec 14, 2018 |

Storing data has become so easy and inexpensive that for many organizations there’s effectively no limit to the amount of data they’ll keep. Adding more space in the data center or, increasingly, taking advantage of dirt-cheap storage in the cloud means that data is growing faster than many companies can deal with it. Read more…

We’re Months Into GDPR. So, What’s Next?

Sep 12, 2018 |

Facebook recently lost $120 billion in market cap in a single day, citing three reasons for its Q2 earnings miss and lowered earnings expectations: the Cambridge Analytica scandal, global currency fluctuations and the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. Read more…

Data Regulation D-Day Arrives: Final Thoughts on GDPR

May 24, 2018 |

Finally, after years of waiting, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect tomorrow, dramatically changing the rules for what you can and can’t do with the personal data of European citizens. Read more…

Four Ways To Derive Value From Your GDPR Investments

Apr 27, 2018 |

As organizations worldwide are scrambling to comply with the requirements of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the sheer amount of time and money being in spent in preparation for the looming changes is alarming. Read more…

The GDPR: An Artificial Intelligence Killer?

Feb 27, 2018 |

If anyone has doubts regarding the wave toward artificial intelligence, a quick read of this post from CMO.com should erase those doubts.

Consider some highlights:

  • In the immediate future, execs are looking for AI to alleviate repetitive, menial tasks, such as paperwork (82 percent), scheduling (79 percent) and timesheets (78 percent).
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Keeping Your Models on the Straight and Narrow

Oct 24, 2017 |

Organizations of all stripes have adopted predictive models to help drive decision-making. But an increased reliance on machine learning can quickly turn into an expensive liability if bias, privacy, and other concerns aren’t adequately addressed. Read more…

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