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Protecting personal Data

Governing Personal Data (and Why You Should Care)

Sharing economies break down data-barriers and make, in the process, previously hard-accessible-data more ‘shared’. No doubt the positive effects of this evolution are plenty, but what happens with personal data in the process? Isn’t ‘personal data’ the only data that makes us as individuals unique and which can (and should) be owned by the individuals…

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Preparing for Data Governance: The #1 Thing You Should Do

Preparing for Data Governance: The #1 Thing You Should Do

One of the most common questions I receive is “What are the activities and deliverables we should prepare prior to implementing a data governance platform?” And while no two organizations will engage in exactly the same activities when preparing for data governance, from experience, we can provide guidelines to help you get ready. Collibra University provides…

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CDO Perspectives from MITCDOIQ

CDO Perspectives from MITCDOIQ

Last week I had the privilege of attending the MITCDOIQ symposium in Boston. This annual event features a number of distinguished data professionals from a wide variety of industries and public sectors sharing experiences of “exploiting data capital for organization performance.” With the CDO role being on the rise across the board in America, where…

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Data Governance Integration Planning

There is No Spoon: Zen Advice for Data Governance Integration Planning

One of the most beloved lines from the movie “The Matrix” was when the Spoon Boy told Neo, “Do not try and bend the spoon. That’s impossible. Instead… only try to realize the truth…There is no spoon.” The same Zen philosophy behind this quote – focus on the fundamental instead of the superficial – can also apply to the planning and…

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