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GDPR is Not the Finish Line – It’s Only the Start

In this contributed article, Luc Burgelman, CEO of NGDATA, discusses about how the May 25th deadline for the GDPR was just the first step in enabling companies to have a trusted dialogue with customers based on a standard framework for data privacy. The GDPR deadline was not a deadline at all. Rather, it represents step one of the next data frontier that will allow companies to have a trusted dialogue with their customers based on a standard framework for data privacy. The work is just beginning.

Now That GDPR Has Arrived, Here Are 5 Ways Your Company Can Catch Up Fast

In this contributed article, Sasha Victorine, Chief Solution Officer at FanThreeSixty, provides strategies for data professionals on updating their customer data efforts to be in compliance with the new regulations under GDPR. Specifically, he offers important 5 tips to prepare your company.

Arcadia Data Drives GDPR Compliance With Modern Data Lake BI Architecture

Arcadia Data, provider of the visual analytics and BI software native to big data, announced that its flagship product, Arcadia Enterprise, which is defining the next era of analytics and BI for data lakes, offers capabilities that help address compliance for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) through its robust governance features.

Big Data Humor: What IT Really Thinks About GDPR!

In light of today’s compliance deadline for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), our friends over at cloud strategy company Evolve IP provided this humorous quip about what IT really thinks!

Are You Ready for GDPR?: 5 Hard Questions Every Enterprise Should Ask Customer Data Partners

In this contributed article, Nitay Joffe, co-founder and CTO of ActionIQ, provides 5 tough questions every data controller should ask their data processors in preparation for the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance deadline on May 25.

Businesses Struggle to Meet GDPR Deadline as Data Privacy Gains Public Support

In this contributed article, Todd Wright, Global Lead GDPR Solutions at SAS, discusses the impact of GDPR and its compliance deadline which is quickly coming up on May 25. Specifically, he focuses on how businesses struggle to meet the GDPR deadline as data privacy gains public support.

The ‘GDPR Effect’ on U.S. Companies

In this contributed article, Juliette Rizkallah, CMO at SailPoint, discusses the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) going into effect on May 25th, how organizations across the globe are busy planning, budgeting and making any remaining changes needed to meet its guidelines, and how this regulation will leave its mark on the U.S. regulatory environment.

Survey: Only 7% of Businesses GDPR-compliant as Deadline Looms, Data Privacy Gains Prominence

In February, SAS conducted a global survey of 183 business people in a wide variety of industries who have a role in preparing their organizations for GDPR. The survey highlights the biggest challenges and opportunities organizations face on the road to GDPR compliance.

Interview: Todd Wright, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Data Management at SAS

I recently caught up with Todd Wright, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Data Management at SAS, to discuss GDPR, the first update to the European privacy and protection laws in 23 years. According to Todd, GDPR is being taken very serious by regulators, to the point that they are considering data protection and privacy as a human rights issue. Data on minors, medical records, sexual orientation, race, age, and weight will be some of the top concerns, as they can all be considered areas that could form a bias towards an individual when processing data.

Interview: Joe Pasqua, Executive Vice President of Products at MarkLogic

I recently spoke with Joe Pasqua, Executive Vice President of Products at MarkLogic. Our discussion touched on a number of related issues, including the importance of effective data integration as organizations’ work to implement initiatives as broad as digital transformation and as specific as compliance with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws, which go into effect this May.