Data Citizen's Conference

Data Governance lessons from the trenches

Last week I attended the inaugural South African Chief Data Officer’s forum in Johannesburg. A bit of a hospital pass as i was asked at he last minute to facilitate the workshop on Data and Compliance that ran on Thursday morning All in all a very useful and informative event – possibly the first data-centric…

Monetisation vs data privacy

Data monetisation has been a recurring theme at various seminars and events that I have attended or spoken at over the last few years. The below infographic – by content marketing specialists Hupspot – illustrates some of the information that data brokers are collecting and selling about each of us. Personally, I welcome some of…

sorry

Dear {Title} {Surname}

I recently received the following email from a supplier: Dear {Title} {Surname} Our sincere apologies for this week’s emailer where we incorrectly addressed you in an unprofessional manner. This mistake was due to an error from our service provider which has now been fixed. Kind regards, The irony? The previous email (for which they were…