The emergence of the digital economy has resulted in an explosion of data. Organizations have always dealt with information. But, for large corporations as for small businesses, the data playground is now close to infinite, which leads to excitement, but also frustration and fear. We are providing here a working framework to organizations dealing with data and analytics. Assessing how they are using their potential will allow companies to crystallize their data strategy and optimize their resource allocation.
The GDPR will come into effect in May 2018. All companies are now working hard to understand and ultimately comply with the new requirements. We are providing here a summary of the main implications for organizations, as well as a view on the opportunities linked to this new regulation.
Open data has been a buzzword for a couple of years, especially since Barack Obama launched the Open Government Initiative back in 2009. Since then, open data initiatives have flourished across the world. After almost ten years of continuous focus, it is fair to perform an assessment of the benefits of open data initiatives. It is also the right time to draw the outlook of open data for the next decade. What are we really going to accomplish with open data?