Consider this. A terminally ill patient has just been told by her doctor that she has just about a year more left to live. She has a life insurance policy of $100,000. But what she needs now is money “ for medical care or perhaps simply to live her life well for the last few days. Say an investor offers to buy that policy from her at a discount of $50,000 and to take over the … [Read more...] about Moral Limits of Data: Let’s Shift the Conversation to Good Data
The GDPR: 5 Questions Data-Driven Companies Should Ask to Manage Risks and Reputation
Data is rapidly becoming the lifeblood of the global economy. In the world of Big Data and artificial intelligence, data represents a new type of economic asset that can offer companies a decisive competitive advantage, as well as damage the reputation and bottom-line of those that remain unsuccessful at ensuring the security and confidentiality of critical corporate and … [Read more...] about The GDPR: 5 Questions Data-Driven Companies Should Ask to Manage Risks and Reputation
What is Information Governance? Why Do I Need It?
The explosive growth of information has been the defining characteristic of our era, the Age of Information. The amount of data, the number of data sources, the uses for data, and the routes that data travel have all been growing at an exponential rate, creating new industries for defining, processing, collecting, accessing, and curating information. In such an environment, … [Read more...] about What is Information Governance? Why Do I Need It?
Risk, Compliance and Security
The growth and value of every enterprise depends on its ability to combine talent and technology for value creation.'Business innovation is helped by IT as this is rapidly becoming an enabler; but conventional IT now includes a wide world of cloud, mobile devices and apps. This diffusion of information and communications technology (ICT) in society and everyday life has … [Read more...] about Risk, Compliance and Security
7 Factors to Consider When Choosing Between Public or Private Cloud
By now it should not come as a surprise that Big Data and the Cloud are two trends slowly converging into one major trend. Many organizations are thinking of a cloud solution for their IT and that is not a surprise. In fact, already in 2012 KPMG found that 81% of organizations were either evaluating cloud services, planned a cloud implementation or had already implemented a … [Read more...] about 7 Factors to Consider When Choosing Between Public or Private Cloud