Humanity collectively creates 2.5 quintillion bytes of data daily, presenting incredible opportunities for organizations—especially those who collect it in the cloud. Cloud-based data offers excellent insights for organizations, including a meaningful look at customer needs and operational improvements. However, these benefits come with risks, especially regarding security. According to IBM
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Mental health and data sharing. Seeing those phrases in a single sentence gives even the most seasoned professionals pause. This is legitimately sensitive data. And there are often specialized confidentiality and privacy laws due to the stigma and discrimination against those with mental health disorders. All the same, many agencies are starting to ask
An estimated 44% of people in jail and 37% of those in prison have a mental health condition. When I worked at the San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health, the Sheriff and Probation Departments were close partners with us. My Research & Evaluation team worked with their data teams to evaluate
New and more prescriptive privacy and other data-related regulations are elevating data governance to a strategic asset for organizations in all sectors. Data governance can no longer remain confined to a back-end IT operation. As the data-rich financial services sector is now moving fast towards more profound digitization of financial
Despite all the handwringing by marketers and advertisers, Google’s latest move to phase out Chrome’s third-party cookie support -- "in two years” -- is not a new one. Apple released Intelligent Tracking Prevention for its Safari browser in 2017 to prevent third parties from tracking users for over 24 hours
In the US, we often notice that what starts in California will eventually spread to the rest of the country. Whether it's related to fashion, culture or legal issues, if it starts in the golden state there's a good chance it will spread east in the US. On June 28, 2018, California Governor
Surprise! The data team does more than you think to implement certain legislative actions.
The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018, and there is a debate about potential convergence between Moroccan data protection law (09-08) and the GDPR standard. This means that there is a good chance that the control and verification mechanisms set up by the National
David Loshin reminds us that data protection compliance applies to different individuals in different contexts – and not just GDPR and CCPA.
There's a chasm in today's business world between "can" and "should." Let's hope that gap closes soon.
Jim Harris discusses a key role of the data engineer – protecting sensitive personal data.
Todd Wright shares results of a SAS survey about consumers' data privacy concerns.
Data management gets lost in the enthusiasm around Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Not surprising, when it's an algorithm that decides what search results to show you, guides the self-driving cars on the roads, and powers the anti-fraud bots that monitor every credit card transaction we make. Charles
In this first of two posts, Phil Simon chimes in on the prospect of data protection regulation in the US.
David Loshin says the hardest part of compliance is knowing if a data asset contains personal data, and ensuring you can protect it.
“War is 90% information”, said Napoleon Bonaparte. Though the famous French general didn’t live in the information age, he attributed most of his military achievements to having the right information. Today’s business is similar - more and more companies are looking for a competitive advantage in data, more precisely useful
Welche Rolle Datenqualität und Data Governance beim Data Management für Analytics spielen, habe ich mit meinem Kollegen Gerhard Svolba zuletzt an dieser Stelle diskutiert. Doch was genau macht modernes Datenmanagement aus, und welche Rolle spielen dabei neue Technologien à la Hadoop und Co.? Und wie sieht überhaupt die künftige Zusammenarbeit