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The Death of Third-Party Cookies and the Rise of Zero-Party Data

During the Wild West phase of the big data experiment, third-party cookies lodged into people’s Web browsers were a major conduit of actionable data for companies far and wide. But with the rise in awareness of big dat Read more…

Europe’s AI Act Would Regulate Tech Globally

The Artificial Intelligence Act was introduced to the European Union in April 2021, and is rapidly progressing through comment periods and rewrites. When it goes into effect, which experts say could occur at the beginnin Read more…

A Culture Shift on Data Privacy

It’s been four years since GDPR went into effect in Europe, and the United States is still without a national data privacy and security law. Nevertheless, American companies are moving to adopt better data governance p Read more…

Regs Making Legit Data More Valuable, Neutronian Says

The market for third-party data has exploded in recent years, giving companies an abundance of sources to choose from. That’s even more critical today in light of the demise of third-party cookies and Apple’s new pri Read more…

Ssshhh! It’s Data Privacy Day

The worst kept secret of the week may be that today is Data Privacy Day. While you don’t get the day off work, you do get insightful discussion on the importance of securing privacy in an uber-connected digital society Read more…

Do You Need a CDP? And Other Data Mysteries

In the mad rush to leverage big data, a multitude of data-oriented systems have been created, from data lakes and warehouses to data hubs, and even fabrics and meshes. For certain types of data opportunities, however, a Read more…

In Homomorphic Encryption We (Must) Trust

Just as we were on the cusp of achieving god-like powers with advanced analytics and machine learning on large pools of data, along come privacy laws like GDPR and CCPA to kill the buzz. But thanks to the emergence of ho Read more…

China Passes Strict New Data Privacy Law

The Chinese government today announced that it will institute a strict new data privacy law on November 1. Dubbed the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), it is said to be among the most stringent data privacy law Read more…

Reflections on GDPR Turning Three

It’s been three years since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, becoming the most visible data regulation in the world. What has been the overall impact of the law? Genera Read more…

‘Distributed Stewardship’ Seen as Path to Data Democratization

Okera made its mark on the big data map by providing a universal access layer that gives administrators a single place to control what data users can access, no matter what tools or data sources they’re using. The comp Read more…

Empowering the Data Consumer: Living, and Breathing Data Governance, Security, and Regulations

Every organization wants to leverage their data as their strategic asset, scale data usage while effectively delivering speed, self-service, and ensuring security. To meet the growing demand for analytics in large enterp Read more…

Data Privacy in the Crosshairs

2020 was a tumultuous year that saw a surge in Internet use as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This proved to be a windfall in some ways, i.e. acceleration of digital transformation. But it also exacerbated some exist Read more…

U.S. Holds Onto Lead in AI, But China Poised for Ascent

The United States is maintaining its early lead over China and the European Union in development and application of artificial intelligence technology, according to a new report from the Information Technology and Innova Read more…

Governance, Privacy, and Ethics at the Forefront of Data in 2021

As we continue to gear up 2021, it’s hard to envision the topics of data governance, privacy, and ethics not becoming more pressing topics for companies. While the rewards of using data are great, so too are the risks Read more…

Aerospike Simplifies Global Data Management with NoSQL Update

Many large, global companies struggle to maintain centralized control of customer data while simultaneously adhering to country-specific data regulations, such as GDPR and CCPA. Now Aerospike is addressing that challenge Read more…

Patchwork of Data Privacy Laws Sows Confusion

The European Union’s GDPR. California’s CCPA. Brazil’s LGPD. Canada's PIPEDA. Japan's APPI. Every country and state seems to have its own law governing how personal data can and cannot be used, and companies are st Read more…

CPRA Poised to Replace CCPA, Bring Stricter Data Enforcement

This fall, California voters will be asked to enact the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), a new law that would implement more stringent data privacy protections than the existing law, CCPA. What’s more, CPRA would Read more…

The Impact of Data Regulations on Contact Centers

There was a time that running a contact center was as simple as handing inbound and outbound phone calls. If a customer had a problem, she would pick up the phone and call customer service. If a service agent was unavail Read more…

Crazy Idea No. 46: Making Big Data Beneficial for All

Now here’s a crazy idea: What if the data we all generate on a day to day basis benefited us, instead of the companies that collect it? It may sound nuts at first, but some AI experts see a future in which people hold Read more…

CCPA Enforcement Begins: Are You Ready?

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) became law six months ago, but enforcement has been delayed until today. If you haven’t yet started your CCPA remediation effort, you’ve got a lot of catching up to do. C Read more…

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