Economist report highlights business need for data governance

Data governance can be a game changer for modern business. Yet, getting to the point of value is easier said than done. A new report, Transforming data Into action: The business outlook for data governance, developed by the Economist Business Unit, explores the challenges and opportunities for data governance across a range of industries and geographies. The…

information privacy

PoPIA needs attention now!

A typical response to questions around PoPIA compliance is “we don’t need to worry about PoPIA (the South African Protection of Personal Information Act) until it’s fully implemented”. I’ve heard similar comments at several conferences.  It seems that South African companies are waiting until the last minute and assuming that they will have enough time…

datacitizens18

My key take aways from #DataCitizens18

For three days last week, New York City became the #datacapital of the world. Data leaders and data citizens from 29 countries and every industry gathered for #datacitizens18. What were some key themes? 1.) Is data governance dead? As governance becomes integral to every data oriented scenario – analytics, AI, compliance, privacy and more –…

data citizens

Previewing Collibra Data Citizens 2018

As you read this I will be on my way to New York City ahead of next week’s Collibra Data Citizen’s conference This is the third year that the event is being held, and it is rapidly becoming the event of the year for organisations that are serious about their data It is great that…