Your data is now my no.1 priority…and other GDPR observations

Priority - NOW

I've given several talks and been featured in videos recently about GDPR. Here are some of my observations from those. TL;DR: If you have taken no steps to be GDPR compliant, then you could be one of the first to get into trouble under the new law. If you have taken steps, you're better off … Continue reading Your data is now my no.1 priority…and other GDPR observations

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Ask the Experts: Episode 6

Episode 6 was the final one (of Season 1) so we did something a little different. We answered the viewer's questions live on air. We covered a range of issues and revisited some topics we had discussed during the season including "What does GDPR mean in simple terms" "Does the public sector have a de facto … Continue reading Ask the Experts: Episode 6

Service level agreements: Episode 5

Cloud is fast, efficient, scalable, flexible, cheap. But not if you can’t get access to it and we all know cloud is not immune from outages. What’s wrong with an “as is” service? Is there any point to service credits? You’ll be happy you agreed enforceable service levels, KPIs or some other metric when your … Continue reading Service level agreements: Episode 5

Social media: episode 4

Use of social media is prolific. Poor or malicious use of social media is also all too common.

GDPR: Episode 3

The General Data Protection Regulation is the big topic at the moment. In episode 1 of Technology & the Law we looked at GDPR in relation to data location. In episode 3 we looked more broadly at GDPR issues. There is no magic wand which a consultant can wave to make you GDPR compliant: you … Continue reading GDPR: Episode 3