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  • First Fines show Reality of GDPR Laws

    First Fines show Reality of GDPR Laws

    GDPR is not a myth, but a tough reality - a lesson that Google learned recently.

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  • Learning to Love GDPR

    Learning to Love GDPR

    In a recent user conference for our Alfabet product for enterprise architecture (EA), IT planning and portfolio management, a session on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)...

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  • Observations from Forrester’s Digital Transformation Forum

    Observations from Forrester’s Digital Transformation Forum

     We all know that digitalization is driving disruption across industries. This disruption is prompting businesses to digitally transform to remain relevant causing dramatic impacts to...

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  • Avoiding GDPR’s ‘Opt-In’ Redundancy

    Avoiding GDPR’s ‘Opt-In’ Redundancy

    We’re down to dotting of the i’s and crossing the t's for GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).

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  • Final Countdown for GDPR

    Final Countdown for GDPR

      “Will things ever be the same again?” As the 1980’s song by Swedish rock band Europe said, it is “the final countdown” for the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), effective May...

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  • GDPR: From Mandatory to Must-Have

    GDPR: From Mandatory to Must-Have

    GDPR; it’s almost over. Well…not really. Phase one of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) should be nearly complete for most organizations.

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  • GDPR: Fall back in love with your data

    GDPR: Fall back in love with your data

    Today, 15 February, marks the final countdown for businesses to get serious about their data compliance.

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  • Are you Still Ignoring GDPR?

    Are you Still Ignoring GDPR?

    It appears that too many UK companies are still ignoring the regulation elephant in the room: the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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  • Gartner: Prepare for Rights of Data Subjects

    Gartner: Prepare for Rights of Data Subjects

     Now that you have decided that you must comply with GDPR, have appointed your data protection officer and figured out how to demonstrate accountability, you will need to prepare for...

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  • What the Greeks knew about GDPR

    What the Greeks knew about GDPR

    My colleague in the next office has a sticky note on her monitor which reads “Nothing is more permanent than a temporary solution.”

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  • GDPR: Demonstrate Accountability in Processing

    GDPR: Demonstrate Accountability in Processing

    Organizations will have to be as prepared as Boy Scouts in order to demonstrate they are reviewing all of their business processes that involve personal data.

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  • GDPR: Hire Your Data Protection Officer Now

    GDPR: Hire Your Data Protection Officer Now

    You better hurry up and hire your data protection officer (DPO) for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), because demand is about to soar. 

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  • GDPR may Clog “New Oil” Data in the Pipeline

    GDPR may Clog “New Oil” Data in the Pipeline

    If data is the “new oil,” could GDPR be a blockage in the pipeline?   

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  • Finding that Rare Jack-of-all-trades, the DPO

    Finding that Rare Jack-of-all-trades, the DPO

    The best data protection officers (DPO) can write their own ticket these days, commanding salaries of up to £1 million per year.

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  • Post Brexit, GDPR Sharks Still Circle UK

    Post Brexit, GDPR Sharks Still Circle UK

    Question: What European Union law has a profound impact on UK organizations (as well as other countries around the world)?

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