Tag: Data

How to Create a Data-Driven Organization

Less than a quarter of executives have created a data-driven organization.  Why is this percentage so low?  There are numerous barriers preventing companies from harnessing their digital analytic capabilities: they may have limited support from executives, a poorly articulated strategy, or poor data access and literacy.  As a result, many companies collect data that does nothing but clutter their storage drives.  Up to 73% of all data within an enterprise …
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The Data Theft Economy

Accidental loss and theft of laptops, mobile devices, and more serve the biggest physical threats to your data. 25% of laptops are stolen from the office or a car, 14% are lost in airports or on planes, but only 25% total are recovered. Although the chip card provides more security, financial security is still at risk of data theft. On average, the numbers from one stolen credit or debit card …
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Apps and Data Privacy: Are We Being Bought and Sold?

Each day, the world makes 250 million terabytes of new data – every second 946 Instagram photos are taken, 8,690 tweets are posted, 77,783 things are searched on Google, and 2,845,459 emails are sent and received all over the world. With all of this new data, keeping your data private and away from prying eyes that will exploit any information about you that they come across is becoming a bigger and …
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The Dreaded GDPR Is Here: Non-Compliant Companies Had Better Get Their Checkbooks Ready

It’s rather like the effects of smoking, or slouching, or eating too much sugar. You know you shouldn’t do it. You know it’s bad for you. But there are so many other things that can kill you first, right? When you spend so much time chasing customers and crafting marketing campaigns to attract and retain them, what’s a little laxity with your data policy going to cost? Quite a lot, actually. …
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