Category Information Management

Now – GDPR…Next – More Data Legislation!

When we access the web, we often entrust vital personal information, such as our name, address, and credit card number, to our Internet Service Provider and to the website we are using. What happens to this data? Could it fall into the wrong hands? What rights do we have with regards to our personal information? […]

GDPR Plan – Do you have yours?

Have you kicked off your GDPR programme of work? Do you think you will be compliant by 18th May 2018? Below I have listed the areas and questions that I feel should be considered. I have formed these into a high-level plan to aid implementation in a phased approach. Assess the questions and points. Identify […]

GDPR Initial Steps, What’s Next…?

Practical tips to take you forward through the first two steps towards compliance

GDPR – Are You Aware?

GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation, don’t click that little x or red box in the corner of your screen just yet….everyone needs to take note of these new regulations or your organisation is at risk of a big penalty, as much as 4% of your turnover. As an individual you will have extra rights […]

People are the Key to Data Success

While supporting a colleague recently in how to approach an Information Governance assessment for a client I decided to share that guidance with you.  The client wanted to improve their processes, with speed and accuracy being key requirement in the improvement. The assessment provides all the key areas a questions to ask but it is […]

NoSQL and Big Data

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….when I defined the requirements for a new Project Information Manager (PIM) my key needs were: Extensible – foresight that there were developments on the horizon that would need future development and expansion of the system to include data collection for new fields. Flexibility – to […]

My 7 Data Management Principles

If you lay a strong foundation for data management that is based on good, reliable rules, which are managed and governed, you will do well in providing good information to assist decision making. Makes sense, right? Business must lead What is the goal of the project, why are you running this project, what will you […]