Not every data partnership involves equals. Often, a smaller company with a new idea, or a new take on an established idea, will offer partners the ability to revise their own business strategy. These small but creative firms are often looking for what we call an innovator data partnership, which means they have a potentially… Read More
A strong approach to data requires constant attention not just to the quantity of data you take in, but the quality as well. It’s never enough to know what data you have; good data strategy demands that you have a firm grasp on the value of that data. That is not a static exercise, but… Read More
We spend an enormous amount of time talking about the benefits of data partnerships but, of course, they aren’t without their risks. No one enters into a business relationship assuming that everything will go exactly as planned (without serious problems later, anyway). But how do you identify ways to protect your business, your data, and… Read More
Another week, another series of massive data breaches. Of the few we heard about in the last seven days, none are as concerning as Facebook’s breach involving more than 50 million user accounts. Those are the kinds of numbers that, depending upon how the breach occurred, could incur a massive penalty at the hands of… Read More
GDPR allows for the deletion of all data on a subject. This creates a long and short term memory loss problem, similar to amnesia that equates to the data immediately re-appearing in the company’s data base. Read More
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