Government By Numbers: Some Interesting Insights

John Battelle's Searchblog

Of course, were such a hypothesis true, one might imagine that the over percentage of GDP represented by government workers would have gone *down* over the past few decades. However, as this chart shows, that’s not the case: If we’re depending on government less and less, as I hypothesize, how on earth could government employees go *up* by ten percent in the past six decades? Let’s take a look at some detail: Ahh… Education.

#ModernDataMasters: Henrik Liliendahl, Chairman & CTO, Product Data Lake


Henrik Liliendahl is an MDM and PIM expert; speaker and blogger ( and [link] ) and the Co-Founder, Chairman and CTO of Product Data Lake a product information exchange service. I was educated in computer engineering but my first job was on the business side. But that was my route into data management and going from there into MDM PIM and data governance. Kate Tickner, Reltio.

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The Importance of “Legacy” in Colleges and Universities

Rocket Software

COBOL programming has been around for more than 60 years, and many consider this a “legacy” language, even though it is still used by governments and the financial services sector. And while moving the 220 billion lines of COBOL code that exist to a modern language is technically doable, it makes no sense from a financial or risk perspective. He holds a doctorate in educational psychology, and master’s degrees in business, information systems, and economics.

ARMA, AIEF Collaborate for Special Edition of IM Magazine

ARMA International

ARMA International and the ARMA International Educational Foundation (AIEF) are pleased to announce their collaboration on Information Management Magazine, ARMA-AIEF Special Edition , scheduled for publication mid-November. The special edition also includes two additional articles: one on artificial intelligence, records, and accountability; and one on a documentation theory for information governance. “Documentation Theory for Information Governance,” Marc Kosciejew.

Integrating Long-Term Digital Preservation into Your Information Governance Program: First Steps


The 2016 IGI Benchmark Report on The Governance of Long-term Digital Information confirmed that nearly all organizations represented have digital records and information that keep or need to keep in excess of 10 years. I recently spoke with the IG director for a global financial services firm about progress in addressing long-term digital information. Download the Information Governance Initiative (IGI) benchmark report and the 2017 benchmark highlights.

Linux Foundation expands open source certification program

Information Management Resources

It has seen massive acceptance in almost every sector, including financial services, government, education and even film production. Linux is the largest and most pervasive open source software project in the history of computing. Hardware and software Training Career advancement Online learning

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in July 2019 – 2.2 billion records leaked

IT Governance

Croatian government targeted by mysterious hackers (unknown). Department of Health Services email hacked exposing patient data (14,591). Hackers breach SyTech, a contractor for Russia’s national intelligence service (unknown). LaPorte, Indiana, government pays $132 after its systems crippled by ransomware (unknown). New Bedford, MA, and Syracuse, NY, governments also hit by ransomware (unknown). NV, becomes latest US government to be hit by ransomware (unknown).

Laserfiche Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2017

Document Imaging Report

With customers in nearly every industry including government, education, financial services, manufacturing and health care, Laserfiche offers solutions tailored to organizations’ needs, and the expertise and personalized service that drive customer success. Laserfiche also provides in-person and online training, and educational and support resources such as user groups, workshops and webinars throughout the year.

Data Compliance in a World of Data Privacy Concerns


Certain exceptions apply, like where there are statutes, regulations or rules of law that govern the creation and execution of wills, testamentary trusts and specific matters of family law. [2]. Data compliance concerns may be more nuanced based on the specific industry, such as the financial services sector. An organization can thrive if they continually educate themselves on the regulatory requirements surrounding data as the data compliance world evolves. [1]

A major cyber attack is a matter of when, not if

IT Governance

A C1 attack is one that might cripple infrastructure such as energy supplies and the financial services sector. Steve Malone, director of security product management at Mimecast, said: “Despite the educational efforts of security companies and government so far, it’s clear that organisations need more support and training fast.”.

Cloud, Intelligent Content Services, and Digital Fragility: What’s on the RIM Horizon for 2020

ARMA International

Government topped the list of vertical industries at 23%. in 2017), with the remainder reporting into senior administrative roles, compliance, corporate services, or finance teams. Information Governance Programs Still a Work-In-Progress. In 2015, Forrester first posed the question “Have you restructured or re-organized your RIM and/or IT programs to support an information governance strategy?” Governance structures for RIM programs remain in flux.

GDPR automated decision-making and profiling: what are the requirements?

IT Governance

Profiling is most often used for marketing purposes, but it is also used in other areas, such as healthcare, financial services and education, where large volumes of data need to be analysed in order to make quicker and more consistent decisions. Here at IT Governance, we have a wide range of products and services to help your GDPR compliance project – whatever your budget or level of expertise. appeared first on IT Governance Blog.


Finance sector must simplify staff awareness training

IT Governance

Financial services firms must do more to educate employees about cyber security, according to the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority). What should financial organisations be doing? Ideally, financial organisations should go beyond the broad strokes of cyber security best practices and provide employees with in-depth, granular programmes that are tailored to the risks they face. How Cyber Security as a Service helps.

US: Coronavirus – Cybersecurity considerations for your newly remote workforce

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

The Bureau writes that cyber threat actors are seeking “to profit from a sudden growth in teleworking, increased use of virtual education systems for online classes, a surge in online shopping, public appetite for information related to the pandemic, and the criticality of maintaining functioning critical infrastructure networks.”. Governments and cybersecurity experts are reporting a surge in COVID-19-related phishing activity.

About Half of Surveyed Companies Haven’t Started Preparing for CCPA: Data Privacy Trends

eDiscovery Daily

technology, manufacturing, financial services, utilities and health care companies finds that 44 percent of companies that will impacted by the CCPA haven’t yet taken steps towards compliance. Used by legal and business customers worldwide including more than 50 of the top 250 Am Law firms and many of the world’s leading corporations, CloudNine’s eDiscovery automation software and services help customers gain insight and intelligence on electronic data.

Tuesday’s Relativity Fest 2019 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends

eDiscovery Daily

It has provided a framework for the development of software and services. Speakers Include: Michael Quartararo – Managing Director, eDPM Advisory Services; Darcie Spruance – Senior Project Manager, Ms.; Join us to hear examples of failures by a major medical center, a major financial institution, a large federal government agency, and a noted presidential advisor. How law firms can provide more valuable services?

Protecting the bank in a digital world


Today's digital world of multi-dimensional, organized criminal threats ruthlessly exposes the weak points in any financial institutions anti-financial crime (AFC) defences. As financial services organizations are learning, defences against financial crime must be joined up and layered, bringing together both operational and intelligence resources. Education and attitude (in terms of regulatory compliance and encouraging whistle blowers).

Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Christine Livingston

Perficient Data & Analytics

I help many clients develop artificial intelligence roadmaps, including the human elements of the strategy, such as governance and human capital requirements. We’re seeing many companies starting to deploy artificial intelligence within customer service functions or on the customer experience side to drive true omnichannel, consistent experiences across all those entry points. For financial services, your financial advisors are the SMEs.

OCR and Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force Publish Cybersecurity Materials

Hunton Privacy

Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) and the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force (the “Task Force”) have published important materials addressing cybersecurity in the health care industry. The Task Force, which was established in 2015 by Congress, is composed of government officials and leaders in the health care industry. The U.S.

What Real Users Love About Their Payroll Department Tools


Automatic tax payment schedules electronic payments of withheld taxes to the government, helping companies maintain tax compliance. From comprehensive services to compliance-related tasks — individual software solutions are available so you only pay for what you need. Features: UltiPro provides software solutions in payroll, HR and talent management and specialized services in check and tax printing, sealing and sending.

An Approach to Cybersecurity Risk Oversight for Corporate Directors

Data Matters

A high-profile cyber incident may cause substantial financial and reputational losses to an organization, including the disruption of corporate business processes, destruction or theft of critical data assets, loss of goodwill, and shareholder and consumer litigation. Increasingly, thought leaders, professional organizations, and government agencies are beginning to provide answers. Creating an enterprise-wide governance structure.

Regulatory Update: NAIC Summer 2019 National Meeting

Data Matters

The New York State Department of Financial Services recently amended its annuity suitability regulation to apply a “best interest” standard in connection with both life insurance and annuity transactions with consumers. However, the ADWG did not vote in favor of allowing constructed indices to include “financial instruments” that have been in existence for at least 15 years, as the July Draft had proposed.

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LinkedIn to IPO in 2010? Facebook to Find a Business Model? | ZDNet

Collaboration 2.0

Enterprise software Linux Microsoft Office Open source Software as a service Virtualization Web browsers Windows 7 4G Android BlackBerry iPhone Smartphones Malware Patches Vulnerabilities McAfee Symantec Zero Day Blog Forrester Galleries IT Failures TechRepublic Pro Reviews White Papers Videos Podcasts Special Reports Apple WWDC 10 Apples top-notch security has managed to keep its new gear out of bars and the contents of.

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