Tag: GDPR

Dude, Where’s My Database? And Other GDPR Questions

Apr 25, 2018 |

Is your organization ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which goes into effect in exactly one month? If you’re like most organizations, you still have a lot of work to do over the next 30 days – especially if you have entire databases on the lam. Read more…

Hortonworks Upgrades Data Plane Service

Apr 17, 2018 |

The data management market continues to explode, reflecting the growing demand for automated services that can help companies access soaring data volumes spread across datacenters and cloud repositories.

With that in mind, Hortonworks announced this week it is expanding its Data Plane Service released last September to include a new “data steward studio” designed to provide a consistent level of governance and security across far-flung data lakes. Read more…

The Enlightening Side of GDPR Compliance

Apr 16, 2018 |

If the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is like most government mandates, the thinking goes, it will be a tax on business and a hindrance to productivity. But if you take the right approach, some experts say, the GDPR could actually be a boon to analytics. Read more…

Are Strict New Data Regulations In the Offing?

Apr 13, 2018 |

Following an extraordinary week of testimony by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Capitol Hill, the possibility of stricter data regulations in the United States is more plausible than ever. A groundswell of support to give U.S. Read more…

Critics Warn GDPR Will Slow AI Deployments

Apr 10, 2018 |

Pending European data privacy rules that also address “automated decision-making” are increasingly seen as having a broad impact on enterprise deployment of AI applications, prompting a U.S.-based group to predict the rules will stymie development within the European Union. Read more…

Behind on Preparing for GDPR? Three Things to Prioritize

Apr 6, 2018 |

The May 25, 2018 GDPR deadline is quickly approaching, requiring businesses to comply and prove compliance to the stringent new regulations or face potentially devastating financial penalties.

Businesses that have not yet finalized a GDPR strategy are now in a major time-crunch; Read more…

Big Data Backlash: A Rights Movement Gains Steam

Apr 5, 2018 |

In the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica data mining scandal, there’s a growing chorus of AI leaders calling for a data rights movement that would overhaul the ownership structure for digital assets. Read more…

SQL Database Adds GDPR Compliance Tools

Apr 5, 2018 |

The big data startup Cockroach Labs is itself targeting startups and multinational companies hustling to comply with pending European data governance rules with a new version of its open-source SQL database. Read more…

StreamSets Balances Streaming Data Demands for Security, Access

Mar 7, 2018 |

It can be difficult to find the right balance between protecting data and utilizing it. With its new Data Protector offering unveiled yesterday at Strata Data Conference San Jose, StreamSets thinks it has found a happy medium, at least for data in motion. 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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