I get asked lots of questions about Data Governance. A very common one is about naming the Data Governance roles. Many people worry about whether it is necessary to use standard or best practice role titles when implementing Data Governance.
Quite a lot will now go down to the regulator’s appetite. If they are inconsistent, too heavy-handed or too lenient, focus only on the GAFA, or pick the wrong battles with small firms, they will dilute the act, endanger their credibility and lose momentum.
Welcome to the new GDPR world – and why consuming data in a more formalised way will be good for customers and business
I am sure that like mine your inbox has probably been filling up for the past 48 hours with last minute notices from companies and organisations that hold data that...
GDPR is very emphatically about managing privacy with the interests of the data subjects at heart. It is not about encouraging lazy people to sign away their rights.
The bottom line, I think, is that (regardless of GDPR and its jurisdiction) a mutable company can’t afford to have a breakdown of trust with its customers and other stakeholders – as Facebook is discovering. GDPR may simply be a catalyst for bringing data-related trust issues to the surface.
On Monday April 9th 2018, individual Facebook users learnt whether their own personal data was caught up in the haul of 87 million accounts harvested by Cambridge Analytica. Aleksandr Kogan’s...