<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none;" alt="" src="https://dc.ads.linkedin.com/collect/?pid=981514&amp;fmt=gif">

Blog

Managing data to reduce business risk

Posted by Mark Hobart on Apr 29, 2019 3:17:30 PM

The GDPR has moved data and its management up the to-do list of every organisation. It’s not just the threat of fines and the reputational impact of a data breach, but the realisation that good data governance and high-quality data is crucial to the success of many business transformation and change initiatives.

Read More

Topics: GDPR/Data compliance, Risk Management

Why data monitoring is crucial for GDPR compliance

Posted by Mark Hobart on Apr 24, 2019 4:41:54 PM

The GDPR has moved data and its management up the to-do list of every organisation. It’s not just the threat of fines and the reputational impact of a data breach, but the realisation that good data governance and high-quality data is crucial to the success of many business transformation and change initiatives.

Read More

Topics: GDPR/Data compliance

How to stay GDPR compliant when collecting customer data 

Posted by Nicky Hawkins on Apr 12, 2019 11:57:31 AM

Businesses run on data, but the strict directives of GDPR require companies to change how they acquire information linked to identifiable living individuals. Enterprises must comply with GDPR to avoid harsh penalties, and that may mean changing the way they collect customer data. Clearview provides GDPR consultancy services that help businesses implement the regulation while getting the information they need. Companies can do a few things to ensure that they collect personal data from customers without violating their privacy.

Read More

Topics: GDPR/Data compliance

GDPR: Why It Is So Important To Manage The Data You Collect Correctly

Posted by Mark Hobart on Jan 11, 2019 3:12:43 PM

 

 

The collection, storage and use of customer data has changed significantly since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in all EU member states in May 2018. The GDPR was developed to help countries across Europe to take advantage of the digital environment without short-changing customers. Companies that are impacted by the regulations need to understand the price of non-compliance and how the regulations impact data collection.

Read More

Topics: GDPR/Data compliance

How important is risk management to comply fully with GDPR regulations?

Posted by Mark Hobart on Dec 20, 2018 12:44:00 PM

Any organisation with a commitment to good governance, financial stability and growth should already be aware of the importance of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). Rolled out across the EU in 2018, GDPR places greater onus than ever before on all sorts of organisations – from big multinationals to smaller operators in the charity sector – to manage the risks surrounding data.

Read More

Topics: GDPR/Data compliance, Risk Management

Slay the elephant in the room – classify your unstructured data estate!

Posted by Mark Hobart on Dec 13, 2018 11:21:10 AM

Analysts at Gartner estimate that upward of 80% of enterprise data today is unstructured. A Data Genomics Project report calculates the rate of growth for unstructured data in modern IT environments is around 40 per cent year-over-year. Now consider this, Up to 78 per cent of organisations have little or no understanding of what is going on across their unstructured data and file shares. Not only is unstructured data, big, growing and unknown it raises challenging procedural and compliance concerns.

Read More

Topics: GDPR/Data compliance, Unstructured Data

How to efficiently service a Data Subject Access Request…

Posted by Mark Hobart on Nov 12, 2018 4:11:37 PM

In my job, I am fortunate enough to speak to many people involved in ensuring their organisation is GDPR compliant. Whenever you engage, there is always a tale to tell about Data Subject Access Requests how challenging, how easy, how long! Here’s a few anecdotes that might resonate with you…

Read More

Topics: GDPR/Data compliance, Business Intelligence, Unstructured Data

Stick or twist? What would you do?

Posted by Mark Hobart on Nov 7, 2018 5:17:54 PM

So much of a quality and compliance role involves checking data. Since the GDPR deadline last May, even more checks have been added to the list of things to do each day. Many organisations are taking the view that the risk of a breach or non-compliance is unlikely to crystallise for them as they have the people in place checking data and servicing data subject rights. Or do they?

Read More

Topics: GDPR/Data compliance

Landlords fail to comply

Posted by Mark Hobart on Jul 25, 2018 5:20:41 PM

...but there is a better way

Recently, several landlords were downgraded by the regulator for failing to follow value for money guidelines, and not taking into account key performance data in their value for money self-assessments. The message is clear in that data is key to being able to evidence compliance with the regulatory framework and also other frameworks such as the NHF code of governance. For the VFM statement, the underlying data needs to be clear, relevant and a link established to the activities of the organisation with appropriate targets and where relevant benchmark data being included. There is some good practice that we would like to share around this topic by showcasing a long standing Clearview customer that has been able to stand up to external scrutiny and come through with flying colours on many occasions.

Read More

Topics: GDPR/Data compliance

What is big data?

Posted by Mark Hobart on Jul 25, 2018 3:28:58 PM

The basic idea behind the phrase ‘big data’ is that everything we do is increasingly leaving a digital footprint (data) which can subsequently be used and analysed.

Read More

Topics: GDPR/Data compliance, Business Intelligence

The Clearview Blog

Find the best tips, tricks and news about business management and support software. Enjoy the educational articles by our experienced and knowledgable team.
New call-to-action

Follow us

Download the Infoboss brochure

Subscribe Here!

Recent Posts

Download the complete strategic planning toolkit
Best Practice Guide To Risk Management