Data Governance

A New Class Of Data

By Richard Hoptroff, Founder and CTO at Hoptroff London Data privacy regulations require a new class of data:  rather than mere records in a database, we need data that can be trusted. Legal frameworks such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR), …

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Data Governance

Data privacy and why it matters to our customers

By Anette Bergendorff, Sr. Industry Consultant at Teradata In today’s age of constant data breaches and privacy ethics violations, companies are rethinking how they approach privacy. What if privacy was used as a way to differentiate from competitors and create a business advantage? What if privacy-focused marketing and business practices …

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Data Governance

Maintaining control of your cloud data

By Richard Blanford, chief executive, Fordway One of the reasons organisations frequently give for not moving services to cloud is security. Although a recent survey found that 61 percent of chief information security officers now believe that the risk of a breach is the same or lower in a cloud …

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Data Governance

Bias in AI: Algorithms with Machine Minds and Machine Hearts

By Matthew Teale, Data Analyst, Marketing Metrix Only a brave person would rationally accuse algorithm-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) of lacking a heart. Unfortunately, there have been many examples of AI producing thoroughly heartless outcomes; be that in the context of race, sex and various other aspects of society. This begs …

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Data Governance

How to Maintain an Up-to-Date Data Map with OneTrust Vendor Risk Management

In aiding more than 2,500 companies mature their privacy and security compliance programs, we’ve heard one question more than any other: “How do I keep my data map up to date?”  There are many methods to maintaining an evergreen data map, such as with integrations and assessment automation. But emerging techniques, ones that use the OneTrust Vendor Risk Management platform in …

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Data analytics trends in 2020

By Helena Schwenk, Market Intelligence Lead at Exasol and Michael Glenn, Market Intelligence Analyst at Exasol One of the key technology highlights of the past decade has been the exponential growth in organisational data. Whether by accident or design, the amount of data available to every business truly exploded. Today, …

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Data Governance

Amazon, Alexa and the NHS: is our health data safe?

By Jon Belcher, commercial lawyer with Blake Morgan In July 2019 NHS Digital, the body responsible for technology and data in the NHS in England, announced that it was making NHS information available for use with Alexa devices, Amazon’s voice-activated personal assistant. The aim was to ensure that anyone searching for medical …

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