European Union

The three certainties in life: death, taxes and GDPR

As the GDPR clock ticks down to implementation, it is clear that this will not be a non-event like the Millennium Bug – it will happen and there will be dire consequences, potentially company-closures, in the event of non-compliance. The…
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Science

If your organization collects data about citizens of the European Union (EU), you should know about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). GDPR defines and strengthens data protection for consumers and harmonizes data security rules within the EU. The European…
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Devising our Data Destiny

The Hadoop ecosystem is becoming the incumbent data platform.  It brings powerful new capabilities for collecting and analyzing data.  This technology can be used for both harm and benefit.  As a society, we should deliberately address this potential, developing pragmatic…
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