Get your data ready for 2020

Welcome to 2020 everyone Kicking off by borrowing a look forward from our partner, Syncsort How to Modernize Your Traditional Database in 2020 If your data center is like many others, you have several important applications that rely on traditional database implementations. For example, it’s not unusual for companies to have business-critical applications that use…

Poor data quality is the single biggest contributor to the poor performance of customer risk-rating models

Poor data quality is the single biggest contributor to the poor performance of customer risk-rating models. Incorrect know-your-customer (KYC) information, missing information on company suppliers, and erroneous business descriptions impair the effectiveness of screening tools and needlessly raise the workload of investigation teams. In many institutions, over half the cases reviewed have been labeled high risk simply due to poor data quality – McKinsey

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 is reasonable when it comes to PoPIA?

Another post following #ITWebGDPR2018 earlier this month. In his talk on the cost and compliance obligations of the GDPR, governance specialist Peter Hill made the point that risk, as it is referred to in the regulation, refers to risk from the perspective of the data subject. In other words, companies implementing GDPR, and PoPIA, must…