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Tag: Data Governance

For Data Lovers, COVID-19 Is the Best, Worst of Times

May 28, 2020 |

COVID-19 has generated its share of data. Never before have we been witness to a global pandemic with such an arsenal of data collection and analytics tools at our disposal. Read more…

COVID-19 Has a Data Governance Problem

May 6, 2020 |

The COVID-19 pandemic has put many of the world’s activities at a stand-still. Scientists and government officials have been working furiously behind the scenes to forecast the spread and growth of the virus since the first observed cases were submitted to the World Health Organization (WHO). Read more…

Google Enters Data Catalog Business, Updates BigQuery

Apr 30, 2020 |

Google today rolled out a data catalog that will eventually give customers visibility into all of their data assets in the Google Cloud and beyond. It also bolstered BigQuery with support for materialized views and a new method for exporting SQL-based machine learning models in the TensorFlow format. Read more…

How Badly Will COVID-19 Hurt the Data Privacy Movement?

Apr 15, 2020 |

Before COVID-19 swept into our lives, citizens of the United States were grappling with another major issue: coming to grips with our data rights. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect, and similar laws were expected to follow. Read more…

Coming to Grips with CCPA

Feb 27, 2020 |

By now you’re aware the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) has bestowed upon residents of the state certain unalienable rights regarding their personal information. While heralded as progress for consumers, these rights bring new risks to the companies that are collecting data about California residents. Read more…

Syncsort Doubles Down on Data Quality with Pitney Bowes Buy

Dec 6, 2019 |

Here’s a stat to ponder: With its $700-million acquisition of Pitney Bowes’ software and data business now complete, Syncsort becomes the second biggest vendor in the data quality space, per 2018 figures from IDC. Read more…

CCPA: Business Threat or Opportunity?

Nov 4, 2019 |

In less than two months, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will go into effect, giving consumers in the state expansive new powers over their data. While the new law isn’t entirely nailed down, experts say it will present an opportunity for companies to either ride the rising data privacy tide, or be swamped by the new data regulation. Read more…

Enterprise-Wide Data Governance through Governed Global Catalogs

Oct 22, 2019 |

In our previous story, we asserted that consumer data, arguably today’s most valuable asset, must be of good quality and be protected by safeguards to comply with privacy regulations. Read more…

U.S. Data Privacy Bill Would Jail Offenders

Oct 21, 2019 |

Proposed U.S. data privacy legislation would impose penalties stiffer than current European rules while giving American consumers a “one-click” option to block companies from selling or sharing their personal information. Read more…

Price Tag for CCPA Compliance: $55B

Oct 8, 2019 |

Data privacy doesn’t come cheap.

According to a regulatory assessment released by the state attorney general, the California Consumer Privacy Act will hit businesses with upwards of $55 billion in initial compliance costs. Read more…

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