Data has grown exponentially over the last decade, to the extent where it is often referred to as a “natural resource,” and its rapid and uncontrolled growth has resulted in its poor management. This exploitation is a result of the theft or breach of data, as well as the limited controls and rights
Data breaches have far reaching consequences. They pose a significant financial cost in lost business, fines, and remediation, often averaging 3.92 million USD according to a study by the Ponemon Institute. Their impact on an organization's reputation spans many years. An organization's first step
Global data privacy compliance regulations like the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and Brazil’s LGPD have created scrutiny around personal, customer and employee data. This data is growing at a rapid pace, and so are the mandates requiring
With the passing of the General Data Protection Regulation on May 25 and the recent controversy of Facebook/Cambridge Analytica, data privacy and governance are more important than ever. Richard Hogg, IBM Global GDPR Evangelist, discusses on IBM's internal journey to GDPR compliance and the risks
There are many right ways companies are using data: to know their customers better and to keep up with their needs and expectations to drive loyalty without sacrificing privacy. Here are some recommended reads that will help you learn how to stay on your customers’ good side while still gaining the
GDPR brings into force a raising of the bar across all 28 member states of the EU across the duties, privileges and obligations on and around personal data and its protection. The scope includes anyone in the EU, long term or temporary, on and around their personal data.
At a time when data breaches and personalized, sensitive data leaks are receiving great focus, individuals and governments alike are pushing hard on the business community to do more to protect citizens' rights and the sensitive customer data these companies maintain.
IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016 had a lot of worldwide focus on cognitive capabilities and their application in analytics, commerce and security. And yet, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) adopted in 2016 and applicable in 2018, seemed to garner quite a bit of interest among
Student data derived from multiple sources can feed a rich repository for cognitive systems delivering actionable insight to teachers that helps them personalize education. But the sensitivities around data privacy can challenge this objective. Discover how an understanding of student data
When customers of telecommunications providers experience poor service, they readily switch service providers. By leveraging analytics, telecommunications providers can enhance the customer experience while minimizing customer churn and increasing customer loyalty.
At the Mindset Network launch in 2003, Nelson Mandela said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Today that statement still holds true and even rings louder. Here are some of the stories from the week of May 11, 2015 on how analytics is changing education