Data and digital privacy laws don’t change very often but the online world has evolved a lot since the Data Protection Act of 1998. As such, an overhaul of the EU laws have been long overdue and new regulation is arriving in the form of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
It often feels like time passes quickly and the pace of innovation is getting faster, but is it?
Coeo’s head of digital transformation recently attended a roundtable hosted by the DigiLeaders organisation about “What digital talent looks for” – an important insight about how hiring new staff is changing.
Microsoft’s new Azure Data Lake service provides us with just as much insight about Microsoft’s strategic plans as it does with new technology.
In the past, the IT departments bought an organisation’s IT services. In the future, they’ll also need funding from business units so they can afford to deploy the new services they want as well as modernise those they want to keep. Along with their cash though comes the expectation of influence..
Past success is no guarantee of success in the future. Database platforms, like web browsers, might be an established technology but the demands of them are likely to change more in the next two years than in the previous 25.
No matter how advanced or automated technology gets, organisations – and as we shall see taxi passengers – need to be able to describe their journey before they set off. Otherwise they risk delays communicating where they’re starting from or ending up in the wrong place.
Microsoft’s recent announcement about a new format of Azure data centre in Germany suggests European organisations worry as much about the US Government accessing their data as they do hackers