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GDPR - Data Breaches

Prison for Execs for Data Breaches – Gotta Love It!

I love this bill. According to an article in Security Week, Democrat Senator Ron Wyden released a draft bill named the Consumer Data Protection Act of 2018. It aims to give consumers control over their data, including how it’s sold or shared, and gives the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) the power to issue fines and other penalties.…

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Secure Collaboration

Yes, Yet Another Survey

Every year, for the past five years, we have published a survey for SharePoint and now Office 365 professionals.

It’s surprisingly eye-opening. Interestingly, the answers given sometimes mirror the views of analysts and pundits, while at other times the responses are totally unexpected.…

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Collaboration

Collaboration at its Finest

I came across some snippets of information about the effectiveness of collaboration. I thought I would share what I found, as it was rather interesting.

  • Collaboration is 34% less effective when done via video conference
  • Collaboration is 52% less effective when done via phone
  • Collaboration is 71% less effective when done via literally yelling across a divide
  • 97% of employees and executives believe lack of alignment within a team impacts the outcome of a task or project
  • Your staff spend an average of 74 minutes a week trying to contact customers or colleagues.
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Information or Innovation?

I just started thinking about this topic so please feel free to comment. At a basic level, organizations must provide information – to staff, third parties, government, etc. So information is essentially a given that IT must provide, maintain, and hopefully improve.…

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