“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
Die EU-Datenschutz-Grundverordnung kommt näher – ausweichen oder draufhalten? In den letzten Wochen hatte ich die tolle Gelegenheit mit zahlreichen Kunden und Partnern über die neue EU-Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DS-GVO) zu sprechen. Die Meinungen und Erwartungen sind dabei wirklich außerordentlich breit gefächert. Das ist nicht weiter verwunderlich, denn das Thema hat zuletzt stark an
When we talk about consent management for GDPR we quickly come to the notion of “consent for a purpose”. It might have been sufficient in the past to provide a form with a single generic consent check box and store the fact that consent was given or not. But nowadays
If I’m having a tough week, I might feel sorry for myself for a minute or two. But to snap myself out of it, all I have to do is think of the data managers. Those folks have to contend with duplicate records, bad information, data proliferation, accountability, permissions, privacy,
When we talk about consent management for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), one of the key considerations is “consent for a purpose.” It might have been sufficient in the past to provide a form with a single generic consent check box and store the fact that consent was
Der Datenschutz macht‘s möglich: Customer Intelligence 360 geht in die nächste Dimension! Der Kunde360, „Omni-Channel“, „Data-driven Marketing“ – wer hat in den letzten zwölf Monat davon gehört? Oder, ich versuche es mal anders rum: Wer hat nicht davon gehört? Ja, richtig – wir sind im Bereich Customer Intelligence/Marketing. Und alles,
Almost all organizations (98%) see challenges in complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The biggest challenge is to know when enough has been done to comply. Organizations are looking for clearer guidelines on this. GDPR, the new European regulation on data protection, really should be on the agenda
Jüngst war Jahrestag jener Verordnung (EU Datenschutz), die nächsten Mai bereits mit rotem Ausrufezeichen in Ihrem Kalender stehen sollte: Ab dann wird amtlich geprüft, ob Ihnen der Nachweis real gelingt, sprich, ob jene Maßnahmen rund um personenbezogene Daten als angemessen durchgehen. Um die Balance zwischen juristischem Verständnis und IT-Realitäten zu finden,
The rise of citizen data scientists—business users who are able to do at least some of their own analytics—has been touted as many things. Some have suggested that it is a very good way to address shortages of dedicated data scientists. Others, more cynically, have suggested that it is simply
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) marks a Big Change for countries holding and handling data about EU citizens. Or does it? I suggest that GDPR, although important, and requiring organisations to take action, is actually just the latest in a long line of efforts by regulators to ensure that
Back in 2013, Central Hudson Gas & Electric detected an intrusion in its systems. It immediately took steps to alert its customers to the possibility that their auto-pay bank account information may have been accessed. Because of the urgency of the situation, the company decided to use an automated telephone
Ivor Moan explains how SAS Data Management software can help you address GDPR requirements.
In nahezu einem Jahr findet die neue EU-Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO) Anwendung. Wer bisher dachte, das hat noch Zeit und wird nicht so heiß gegessen, wie es gekocht wird, der wurde von der Ankündigung des Bayerischen Landesamts für Datenschutzaufsicht überrascht: Bayern kündigt schon erste Kontrollbesuche an. „Abwarten und nichts tun ist mehr
Todd Wright explains what GDPR means and shows how SAS can help you prepare for it.
Over the past few months, I have travelled extensively in Europe and other regions talking to partners and clients about how they are tackling the demands of General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR). What I have learned is that the level of readiness, coming up on a year to the
GDPR is coming at all of us like a fast moving car on a narrow road late at night. At least that’s what it seems like to me sometimes when I see customers come to realize the full implications of the new law and get a stunned look on their
The SAS Data Management team has been on a GDPR roadshow. In addition to customer meetings, we were also privileged to meet academics and journalists who are helping customers navigate implementation choices. In Slovenia, I had the opportunity to reflect with Miran Varga for Delo on some of the journey
Privacy continues to be an emotive issue and with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) just around the corner, we have been examining some of the broader implications for companies that store personal data of European customers and/or employees. In a recent study on the status of the implementation of
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): be prepared to review your marketing. Once they have given their consent, consumers’ expectations are likely to rise! The most up-to-date followers of the news will have noticed that GDPR legislation will be on us in little over a year. This will oblige companies
Consumer behavior and the Big Data created by the Internet of Things (IoT) is driving the digital transformation that is quickly reshaping all of today’s organizations. It places great demands on how personal information is treated. Protecting such personal information and consumer integrity has become a high priority for the
In just a few short months the European General Data Protection Regulation becomes enforceable. This regulation enshrines in law the rights of EU citizens to have their personal data treated in accordance with their wishes. The regulation applies to any organisation which is processing EU citizens’ data, and the UK
Whether you work with IT, compliance or at C-level, you would have heard of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation by now. With the compliance deadline of May 2018 fast approaching, hopefully, you have already started taking necessary steps to prevent your company from incurring massive fines. How do
Like getting into good shape, Jim Harris says we must carefully measure adherence to regulatory compliance – using both internal and external measures.
For many years, we’ve been saying that to do advanced analytics well, you must have good quality, clean and standardised data. And now we’re fast approaching the deadline for businesses to be compliant with the GDPR regulations (with fines for noncompliance up to four per cent of revenue). SAS’ capabilities
We move closer to the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018. SAS colleagues have been writing about its effects, and what actions companies can take to address these issues. Looking at these articles, I found myself reading a story behind these articles. Kicking off the
Platform and strategy are core to compliance, but Jim Harris says commitment from people across the organization is just as important and harder to achieve.
At its core, data compliance is built on simple foundations. Dylan Jones closes this series by explaining the remaining components of the "4F framework."
Laut einer Dell-Studie zum Status der Umsetzung der neuen EU-Datenschutzgrundverordnung (DSGVO) haben erst 3 Prozent der befragten Unternehmen einen Umsetzungsplan. Ich hatte in den letzten zwei Wochen auf den SAS Veranstaltungen zur DSGVO unter dem Titel „Abwarten kann teuer werden" die Gelegenheit, mir hierzu von knapp 100 Teilnehmern selbst einen
Q&A between Ulrike Bergmann and Carsten Krah The concept of self-service in analytics is often associated with business innovation and speed of response to customer demand. But self-service can also empower and encourage individual employees to support operations in a more effective way. I caught up with Carsten Krah Senior