POPIA in force: A win-win for business and customers
Both companies and customers benefit when firms are POPIA compliant and secure permission to contact customers, as this ensures a target of willing clients.
Democratising data ownership for true ‘know your customer’
Inverting the ‘360-view of the customer’ model could create a win-win situation for both customers and vendors in an environment of infinite online possibilities.
AI offers solution to standardisation, automation challenges
Conflicting rules and decisions mean standardising processes is notoriously difficult, but machine learning / artificial intelligence offer a solution.
Should blockchain tech be regulated more, or is it too late?
With the POPIA deadline fast approaching, the use of blockchain for storing personal information may have to come under scrutiny.
A work in progress: Toward data swamps, lakes or oceans?
Are the days of data warehouses numbered, or simply morphing into an exciting new model for data platforms?
The data asset: What’s it really worth?
All data has intrinsic worth, but its real value lies in how an organisation uses it, and whether it is fit for purpose when needed.
Getting to grips with CECL risk forecasting best practice
Organisations have the data they need, but they must move to proper data governance and management to align with global risk forecasting models.
Linking governance to compliance (and making auditors happier)
Moving data governance from a purely technical exercise to a higher level gives organisations greater oversight and supports compliance.
Metadata management is a science
Meta analytics is the new model for enabling complete data and process oversight.
Avoiding the data spaghetti junction
When data is the lifeblood of the organisation, quality content is not enough; tried and tested rules, controls and architectures are needed.
Consumer permission is not compliance
GDPR and POPI compliance demand restructuring of data management practices, and deep data and process mapping.