Tag Archives: Information Management

The Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018

While we were all focusing on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), there was another directive which became effective in May this year: The Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018 Known as the NIS Regulations. These regulations came into force on 10th May 2018. The NIS Directive is the first piece of EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity. They aim […]

Where Is Your Data Quality Scorecard?

You have data issues or think you might have data issues.  How do you manage these and how do you present this to the business for highlighting progress in data quality? Last month I posted about managing data quality and defining your metrics, the data dimensions, and your acceptable thresholds and tolerances. Today I have […]

Does Data Quality Matter?

Taking the time now to formulate what data quality means to your company or organization can create a ripple-effect of improved customer service, a better customer experience, a higher conversion rate and longer customer retention – and I am sure you will agree those are the kinds of returns on investment that any business will […]

Framing Data Governance

Are you being asked to create value from your data or need to educate your organisation, on why data is an asset to the business when managed correctly? Do you know what you want/need to do with your data? The most important challenge is figuring out what you want from you data. Having a Data […]

Digital Data Management – What & Why

The digital economy revolves around the speed and availability of customer data. Data is accessed from all around the globe at all times and data access is no longer a predictable occurrence. Your data must be online at all times, or you will lose customers – Customers want instant access to their data. There are […]

You Want To Become a Data-led Organisation…How do you get there?

What is a Data-led Organisation? An organisation that uses data to drive their decision-making process.  Before making a decision, they analyse relevant data and let the conclusions drive the decision. Trust in the data is paramount if your decision-making is being driven by the conclusions of the analysis of your data. How do you get […]

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? […]