Digital Transformation Examples: Three Industries Dominating Digital Transformation


Digital transformation examples can be found almost anywhere, in almost any industry. Amazon began as a disruptor to brick-and-mortar bookstores, eventually becoming one of the most obvious digital transformation examples as it went on to revolutionize online shopping.

5 ways to detect a phishing email – with examples

IT Governance

In this blog, we use real-life examples to demonstrate five clues to help you spot phishing scams. For example, emails from Google will read ‘’. Your inbox displays a name, like ‘IT Governance’, and the subject line.

Anatomy of a spear phishing attack – with example scam

IT Governance

Let’s take a look at how it works, along with an example to help you spot the clues of an attack. An example of a spear phishing email. Here’s an example of a real spear phishing email. All the above are typical examples of emotional manipulation.

Digital Transformation Examples: How Data Is Transforming the Hospitality Industry


The rate at which organizations have adopted data-driven strategies means there are a wealth of digital transformation examples for organizations to draw from. Digital Transformation Examples: Hospitality – Data, Data Everywhere. This is where data governance comes into play.

Examples of data processing activities that require a DPIA

IT Governance

The Regulation doesn’t define what ‘high risk’ is, so this blog provides examples of processing activities that require a DPIA. Before we crack on with our examples, we should explain how you can identify high-risk data processing activities.

GDPR: lawful bases for processing, with examples

IT Governance

For example, when you process staff data for payroll purposes, contractual obligations will apply, as staff will have signed a contract of employment. What is a lawful basis for processing under the GDPR? Do you always need individuals’ consent to process their data?

How to write a GDPR privacy notice – with documentation template example

IT Governance

Below is an example of a customisable privacy notice template available from IT Governance. Example of IT Governance’s GDPR privacy notice template. Updated 8 November 2018. This blog was originally published before the GDPR took effect in May 2018.

Data Governance Framework: Three Steps to Successful & Sustainable Implementation


A strong data governance framework is central to the success of any data-driven organization because it ensures this valuable asset is properly maintained, protected and maximized. When implementing or maturing a data governance framework, an accurate assessment of the ‘here and now’ is key.

Digital Transformation in Municipal Government: The Hidden Force Powering Smart Cities


When you think of real-time, data-driven experiences and modern applications to accomplish tasks faster and easier, your local town or city government probably doesn’t come to mind. But municipal government is starting to embrace digital transformation and therefore data governance.

Governance, Technology, and Capitalism.

John Battelle's Searchblog

Our lives are now driven in large part by data, code, and processing, and by the governance of algorithms. Synonymous with progress, asking not for permission, fearless of breaking things – in particular stupid, worthy-of-being-broken things like government, sclerotic corporations, and fetid social norms – the technology industry reveled for decades as a kind of benighted warrior for societal good. Do they think that means there’s no governance ?

Governance in Healthcare: Seen as a Business Capability

Perficient Data & Analytics

Related to the trend of recognizing the difference between information and data, content, and knowledge is that governance of information requires it be viewed as a business capability. However, governance and tight collaboration between IT and the business continues to be critical.

Top 10 Data Governance Predictions for 2019


This past year witnessed a data governance awakening – or as the Wall Street Journal called it, a “global data governance reckoning.” So what’s on the horizon for data governance in the year ahead? The data needs to be continuously governed for assurance purposes.

Getting Started With Data Governance

Perficient Data & Analytics

Data governance doesn’t start in a vacuum; it requires plenty of advance thinking, preparation, and strategy. As such, successful data governance must begin with a foundation built on data principles and a well-thought-out data strategy.

Governance in Healthcare: Ownership and Consistency

Perficient Data & Analytics

The rise of big data, self-service, and more powerful and flexible end-user information visualization and preparation tools, consumer/ member/patient experience is impacting governance in a significant manner with regard to structure, decision rights, and accountabilities.

Innovation Lab: The Role of Blockchain in Information Governance


Everteam is investigating ways in which our solutions can leverage blockchain technology to improve records management, a key element of information governance. They used the example of an automated deletion policy that cleans up unwanted legacy documents.

Governance in Healthcare: Recognizing a Strategic Imperative

Perficient Data & Analytics

The subject of governance often comes up whenever leadership is asked about some of the more critical capabilities that an organization must possess. However, this does not mean that the governance program’s work is done and that there is clear sailing ahead.

Data Governance Stock Check: Using Data Governance to Take Stock of Your Data Assets


This sort of data governance “stock check” is important but can be arduous without the right approach and technology. That’s where data governance comes in …. Data Governance “Stock Check” Case 1: The Data Broker. Data Governance “Stock Check” Case 2: Tracking Rogue Data.

GDPR and The Data Governance Imperative


GDPR and the Data Governance Imperative. The Information Governance Imperative. So where do you begin your governance journey? A holistic information governance strategy demands cross functional participation from the business leadership.

Governance in Healthcare: Big Data is Table Stakes

Perficient Data & Analytics

Big data itself does not alter the approach to governance nor its framework. And big data isn’t just about data – it’s also concerned with managing and governing vast amounts of content of varying types such as video, images, voice, etc.

Governance in Healthcare: Beyond Compliance, Risk and Analytics

Perficient Data & Analytics

Historically, a key driver for the establishment and application of governance has been to address regulatory and compliance concerns. These are no less important today, but clearly demonstrate the “reach” of governance is broadening across a much wider band of the enterprise’s business.

Chinese Government Agents Charged with Hacking, IP Theft

Adam Levin

This action is yet another example of criminal efforts by the (Ministry of State Security) to facilitate the theft of private data for China’s commercial gain,” said U.S. The post Chinese Government Agents Charged with Hacking, IP Theft appeared first on Adam Levin. The U.S.

Envisioning new and hidden realities with data and augmented reality—a digital “twin city” example


Envisioning new and hidden realities with data and augmented reality—a digital “twin city” example. For example, a supermarket that makes home grocery deliveries has empty vehicles returning from those deliveries. They could also capture the household recycling data, add data visualizations, and sell or share that to other companies, local governments or environmental agencies. Take a modern film, for example.

CVE-2019-1132 Windows Zero-Day exploited by Buhtrap Group in government attack

Security Affairs

The CVE-2019-1132 flaw addressed by Microsoft this month was exploited by Buhtrap threat actor to target a government organization in Eastern Europe. “ ESET researchers discovered that the flaw was exploited in an attack aimed at a government institution in Eastern Europe in June.

Groups 101

From the CTO: From Information Governance to Information Asset Management


The first “InfoGov” wave we are starting to see is a way to show people augmented information about an information or data asset, based on how it is governed in terms of cost, risk, quality, security or value within your company. This is just one example of one criterion among many others.

Information Governance – Essential Ingredient for Business Value

Perficient Data & Analytics

To achieve this level of consistency and efficiency, as well as reliability, requires a robust Information Governance Program responsible for overseeing the environment. As I’ve referenced in previous blog entries, Information Governance can be defined as a strategic practice that defines Rules (inclusive of policies, guidelines, laws, etc.) form of government consisting of three branches – Executive, Legislative and Judicial.

Propaganda and the Weakening of Trust in Government

Schneier on Security

Opponents of the regime might use social media and online communication to coordinate among themselves, and appeal to the broader public, perhaps toppling their governments, as happened in Tunisia during the Arab Spring.

Get Governed by Morgan Templar (A Review)

Information is Currency

The book “ Get Governed: Building World Class Data Governance Programs ” by Morgan Templar is an excellent book for any information professional to read. In the world of information governance, data governance is only a small slice of the pie.

Data Governance and Business Transformation


Collibra organized a Data Governance and Business Transformation seminar in Paris recently, bringing together data managers from the financial, retail, transportation, and logistics industries. What Forrester describes as “Data Governance 2.0” According to Forrester, Governance 2.0

Managing Governance Policies with everteam.policy


Governance policies related to how you use and manage data cross departments and applications, and trying to manage them all in a spreadsheet simply doesn’t make sense. Everteam.policy is a tool that allows you to capture, document and maintain retention and governance policies for your entire organization. One example is a policy that states a content asset must be retained for five years, but after two it can be removed from the index.

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IT Governance’s 2019 Cyber Resilience Report reveals major data protection weaknesses

IT Governance

Anti-malware technology is one of the most basic cyber security mechanisms that organisations should have in place, but according to IT Governance’s 2019 Cyber Resilience Report , 27% of respondents haven’t implemented such measures. You wouldn’t want everyone at an organisation being able to look at your medical information or political affiliations, for example.

GUEST ESSAY: ‘Tis the season — to take proactive measures to improve data governance

The Last Watchdog

Practicing good data governance is easier than you think. May these recent disheartening examples in the news spur brands to act today and take action to protect sensitive data and avoid the far-reaching negative impacts of high-profile data breaches. The holiday season is upon us and the bright lights and greenery aren’t the only indicators that we’ve reached December. Sadly, data breaches often occur at this time of year.

Survey Finds Machine Learning is Taking Information Governance by Storm


For example, the percentage of organizations using automation to manage non-important content more than quadrupled to 28% from 6% in 2013. Perhaps the biggest takeaway for information managers comes in responses to the statement “machine learning will revolutionize how we approach the task of information governance.” The study makes it clear that early adopters are well aware of the potential of machine learning to revolutionize information governance.

erwin Automation Framework: Achieving Faster Time-to-Value in Data Preparation, Deployment and Governance


Data governance is more important to the enterprise than ever before. A mature and sustainable data governance initiative must include data integration. Both ends of the data value chain are covered when governance is coupled programmatically with IT’s integration practices.

Poster boy for Information Governance


While there have been a lot of information governance-related stories in the news over the past two years, including Equifax and Facebook and VW and Wells Fargo, my nominee for the one name associated with the most significant teaching example in information governance and compliance is the former FBI Director, James Comey. Senior employees use private email accounts to transact government business.

Government By Numbers: Some Interesting Insights

John Battelle's Searchblog

Examples include identity (from driver’s licenses and SSNs to Visa, MasterCard, Amex, and Facebook), delivery of important information and items (from the Post Office to Telcos, Internet, and FedEx and UPS), and protection (outsourcing both prisons and military jobs to private companies).

Is Artificial Intelligence the ‘Killer App’ for Data Governance?

Perficient Data & Analytics

For many years data governance was the thing that we knew we should do because it was the correct thing to do but somehow it never got the priority it should get. First, let’s take a simple example using photos. AI may, in fact, be the ‘killer app’ that pushes even the stodgiest of companies to embrace a data culture and improve their data governance and data quality.

Trusted Customer Engagement with Data Governance and Privacy by Design


Examples include organizations driving disruptive innovations in retail (Amazon), transportation (Uber), hospitality (Airbnb) and entertainment (Netflix). It is critical to make data governance and privacy foundational for customer engagement. Customers today have high expectations.

A catastrophic cyber attack is imminent, says UK government

IT Governance

Take WannaCry, for example: hospitals were still recovering from the delays weeks after the malware was contained. The head of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), Ciaran Martin, has said that it is a matter of “when, not if” the UK suffers a category one cyber attack.

The Meaning of “Historical Value” on Local Government Schedules

The Texas Record

This article will dive deeper into the meaning of historical value of local government records. All of those series contain the following note in the remarks: Example note from series in the GR schedule. Bulletin D: Local Government Records Act.

Government disrupted


I first got involved with the Government 2.0 This does not mean that Government 2.0 Cloud-computing is firmly on the agenda in federal and state government (although not necessarily always in a way that suits the dominate cloud-computing vendors ). At the same time, I also see a natural fragmentation as Government 2.0 And while I hope that volunteer-driven efforts like Open Australia will continue to play a role, I''m not convinced this next phase of Government 2.0