Countdown to GDPR: Checklist to Get Your Infrastructure Compliance-Ready

Countdown to GDPR: Checklist to Get Your Infrastructure Compliance-Ready

In a world constantly bombarded by ransomware, viruses, and other data breaches, people want to feel that they and their data are protected. As such, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance law has caused quite the buzz since it was approved in April 2016. In short, GDPR ensures data protection for any EU citizen. Starting in May 2018, …

Implementing GDPR – 10 ways to smash through operational paralysis

Implementing GDPR – 10 ways to smash through operational paralysis

Businesses are now slightly less than a year away from 25 May 2018, when the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) transition period ends and enforcement begins — a deadline continually reiterated in a growing number of industry talks, seminars and articles. This should be motivating organisations to begin mapping out plans for compliance and taking the necessary steps …

Data Protection is an Imperative Step to Drive Business Growth

Data Protection is an Imperative Step to Drive Business Growth

The steady progress towards digitization with the Government of India’s programs like Digital India, cashless economy; the mushrooming of e-commerce industry and the digitization of organizations across sizes and verticals is generating unprecedented amount of data daily. Being one of the most important components for the growth and success of any business, data is the most valued asset of any …

The Data Ecosystem: Taking a Cloud-First approach to IT

The Data Ecosystem: Taking a Cloud-First approach to IT

The amount of data that businesses create continues to grow; at the same time, more of it is slipping out of our central data centres and into a mix of Cloud applications, mobile endpoints and remote or branch office file servers. But how can companies keep track of all this data when it is not in one place or even …

Big Data Privacy Issues that Should Worry Every Internet User

Big Data Privacy Issues that Should Worry Every Internet User

Big data has been one of the most promising developments of the 21st-century. It has opened the door for a massive technological revolution, encapsulating the Internet of Things, more personal brand relationships with customers and far more effective solutions to many of her everyday problems. However, there is also a dark side to big data. It has created a number …

Visualization Takes Open Data to the Next Level

Visualization Takes Open Data to the Next Level

When Stephen Goldsmith was deputy mayor of New York City in 2010 and 2011, the city was working on processes to make data available to the public. “We have now gone from fulfilling that transparency goal, which has its own value, to thinking more fully about open data in its role for creating better community outcomes,” he said. That means …

How to find the silver lining in the EU's looming General Data Protection Regulation penalties

How to find the silver lining in the EU’s looming General Data Protection Regulation penalties

With less than a year remaining until the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation kicks in, the level of hyperventilation in the business world has reached epic proportions. An April study by Veritas reports that 86 percent of organizations worldwide are concerned that that a failure to adhere to GDPR’s strong privacy guidelines could have a “major negative impact on their business,” …

Most Influential Brands in Industrial Internet of Things and Smart Cities by Right Relevance

Most Influential Brands in Industrial Internet of Things and Smart Cities by Right Relevance

This report is an example of the deep insight reports that Right Relevance builds with graph analysis of social engagements and social conversations including retweets, mentions and replies of tweets related to the subject of ‘Industrial IoT’. Right Relevance (RR) provides curated information and intelligence on ~50 thousand topics. Additionally, Right Relevance provides an Insights offering that combines the above …

The information management challenges of data monetization

The information management challenges of data monetization

“On the Internet, no one knows you’re a dog” said the famous New Yorker cartoon, back when it seemed that online interactions were inherently anonymous. Today, of course, the Internet knows not just that you’re a dog, but what breed you are, what you ate for breakfast, and when you were neutered. In retrospect, the funniest thing about that New …

Privacy awareness checklist for GDPR readiness

Privacy awareness checklist for GDPR readiness

A little more than a year out from its effective date of May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is undoubtedly on the minds of many of privacy professionals whose organizations handle the data of EU citizens. In a nutshell, the GDPR is designed to strengthen and unify data protection for individuals within the European Union (EU). Perhaps …