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News & Publications

News items & recommended links below of industry guidelines, risks, opportunities in the management of Data as an Asset

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Information Commissioner, 01.09.2017

The UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.​

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​linkedIn, 01.09.2017

Data is the new oil - the Oil barons have been replaced by technology...​

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Financial Times, 30.08.2017

Tech companies are already counting the cost of sweeping EU rules on data protection that will not be introduced until next year. A Financial Times survey has revealed that he sector is scrambling to hire new staff and redesign products as it faces millions of dollars in higher costs and lost revenues.




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Information Management, 19.07.2017

Data scientists need help with managing data policies, complying with evolving regulations, and preparing for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. To assist them, Forrester Research has released its latest Wave report – “Data Governance Stewardship and Discovery Providers, Q2 2017: The 12 Providers That Matter The Most and How They Stack Up.” The study is authored by Forrester analyst Henry Peyret, with assistance from Alex Cullen, Alex Kramer and Sam Bartlett. Here are 12 leading products they reviewed in the data governance and stewardship space.


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International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), 12.04.2017

​Among the new requirements of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation are the mandatory data protection impact assessments enshrined in Article 35. DPIAs are designed to evaluate processing practices, assess the necessity and proportionality of processing, and assist in managing risks to data subjects — essentially, to measure and demonstrate compliance with the GDPR. The penalties for non-compliance in fulfilling DPIA requirements are severe. Violations can result in administrative fines of up to 10 million euros or up to 2 percent of the organization’s total worldwide annual turnover for the preceding financial year.


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