Tag Archives: compliance

GDPR Compliance: Just Because You Don’t Have to Doesn’t Mean You Shouldn’t

GDPR Compliance: Just Because You Don’t Have to Doesn’t Mean You Shouldn’t

Is your company prepared for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which went into effect on May 25? Do your executives even think you need to be?  For many companies, the answers are no and no — and that’s worrying.

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12 Things Marketers Should Know About MarTech’s New Categories

12 Things Marketers Should Know About MarTech's New Categories

At last count marketers have 6,829 marketing technology (MarTech) solutions available from 6,242 unique vendors in about 50 categories from which to choose, according to Scott Brinker’s 7th edition of the marketing technology landscape.  Brinker, vice president of platform ecosystem at HubSpot  and author of the Chief Marketing Technologist

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Gimmal Workplace Compliance Prepares for GDPR

Gimmal Workplace Compliance Prepares for GDPR

With the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) scheduled to come into force next May, information management vendor Gimmal is upgrading its flagship solution, Workplace Compliance, to help businesses stay on the right side of the new regulations. As part of the upgrade, Houston-based Gimmal’s Workplace Compliance app now includes

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Gigya Unveils Enterprise Preference Manager to Help Address GDPR Compliance

This morning Gigya unveiled Enterprise Preference Manager, a new product aimed at helping brands reestablish consumer trust while at the same time maintaining compliance with forthcoming data protection regulations such as the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The news comes shortly after the announcement that software giant SAP would acquire the Palo Alto, Calif-based provider of customer identity and access

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Pegasystems Builds AI Transparency Into Customer Decision Hub Pre-GDPR

Pegasystems Builds AI Transparency Into Customer Decision Hub Pre-GDPR

Artificial intelligence (AI) discussions rarely veer into topics of regulatory or governance issues, instead focusing on the promised wonders and potential it holds.  But with its latest release, Cambridge, Mass.-based Pegasystems  opened up that conversation.

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How to Collaborate With External Stakeholders While Remaining Compliant

How to Collaborate With External Stakeholders While Remaining Compliant

Whenever organizations bring external partners into their business processes, it raises security questions. How will those partners impact your company’s governance, risk and compliance policies? It’s one thing to enable a business partner or consultant to deliver a core piece of your workflow, since your customers will hold you

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Companies Still Struggle With Information Governance, Survey Finds

Companies Still Struggle With Information Governance, Survey Finds

Despite years of talking about information governance and compliance, less than half of companies surveyed have a compliance culture  — and many companies apparently have no governance strategy at all. In addition, more than half of those surveyed for the Providence, R.I.-based Information Coalition’s (IC) Information Strategy 2017 report  rate

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Moving Compliance Policies Off the Paper and Into Practice

Moving Compliance Policies Off the Paper and Into Practice

UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham addressed one of the most significant impacts of the upcoming European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)  during a recent data protection conference in Europe: A company with a significant data breach can incur a fine of up to four percent of global annual revenue.

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The Slow Evolution of Email in SharePoint 2016

The Slow Evolution of Email in SharePoint 2016

There are many layers to Microsoft's vision  for enterprise collaboration, including roles for SharePoint and Office 365. But email and the email applications in Office 365 arguable remain some of the most essential in spite of the overall evolution of the company's various collaboration platforms such as Yammer.

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Your Compliance Advice Countdown for 2016

Your Compliance Advice Countdown for 2016

2015 provided a lot of food for thought when it came to data protection, with data breaches making the news almost every week. This included the United States Office of Personnel Management announcement that more than 21 million people were affected in their data breach.

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