5 data management essentials for your data privacy program

Almost everybody working with personal data will be aware of the glut of legislation, worldwide, that is seeking to protect consumers against the abuse of their personal data. In Europe, GDPR; in South Africa, PoPI, in Nigeria, DPR; in California, CCPA… Around the world, data laws are changing to promote the ethical use of consumer…

What happens if you don’t have data governance?

Earlier this month, Data Governance coach, Nicola Askham published a piece entitled Why you need data governance. In the piece she observed that the driver for data governance is shifting from defensive drivers such as compliance to offensive drivers enabling revenue. Nicola describes how data management activities – such as data quality and master data…

5 critical success factors for streaming data pipelines

Earlier this year, our partner, Syncsort published the results of their 2019 Data Trends survey. A key finding; IT is grappling with data delivery and value Only nine percent of respondents called their organisation very effective at getting value from data, with many struggling to make data accessible to users. What is Data Streaming? Data…

Three reasons why customer data is (often) of poor quality.

Most companies would acknowledge that quality customer data is important. In most cases, however, customer data quality is not good enough. Why? Changing business requirements Most businesses have a history. Customer data may have been accumulated over years, or decades. Data that was captured in the past may not have complied with the requirements of…