The notion that book titles and covers aren’t always a true representation of what’s inside came to mind when we posted a new DCG Insight Brief on trust and smart data. Recorded use of the idiom “you can’t judge a book by its cover” goes back to the mid-19th century, according to the folks at… read more >
DCG research and articles about: GDPR
Data is the currency of today’s increasingly digital economy — the coin of the digital realm. Data reveals consumers’ needs and desires and makes it easier for brands to more quickly respond with the appropriate message, offer, or product. When data is currency, it seems to follow that firms should collect as much of it as… read more >
Barely a year from now – on May 25, 2018 – the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will institute a revolutionary new business environment for any company that does business in the European Union. As explained in our Executive FAQ, our webinar, and our blog posts, the GDPR requires significant and fundamental changes in… read more >
In his presentation at MarTech, Jake DiMare explores the meaning and impact of emerging data protection regulations.
Marketers, beware: new regulations are guaranteed to impact your marketing strategies, your programs, even the ways you do your day-to-day work. The biggest pressures are coming from compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018. First, Jake explains why US companies must comply — it’s very risky (and expensive) to think these regulations don’t apply to you. Second, he explains the “how” by looking at marketing technology stack requirements for compliance. The takeaways include a practical guide to next steps.
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Did you know that selecting the wrong vendor or services partner could put your company at risk of violating customer data privacy regulations? It’s true. The provisions for data protection by design (DPbD) effectively require that controllers and processors – that is, your company – may work only with vendors and service providers with… read more >
This month the House and Senate drove two more nails into the coffin containing what remains of personal data protection for citizens of the United States. Senate Joint Resolution 34 struck down rules stipulating an Internet Service Provider (ISP) must obtain opt-in permission to use and sell consumer’s private data including browsing history, health, and… read more >
In this webinar replay, Mary Laplante and Tim Walters discuss the meaning and impact of the EU General Data Protection Regulations which go into effect in May of 2018. During the webinar, Tim Walters provided an overview of this regulation that legislates the capture, use, monitoring, and destruction of personal data about any resident living in a… read more >
DCG team members talk money in two webinars on March 1. Tim Walters shows you how to avoid paying big fines when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect in May 2018. How big? Fines can range up to €20 million or 4% of a company’s global annual turnover – whichever is greater…. read more >
The global transfer of data between entities and across national borders is increasingly at the heart of digital business. Today’s Wall Street Journal article (access may require a subscription) explores the troubled status of transfers between the EU and the USA – the second and third largest economies by GDP, respectively. (China was first in 2015,… read more >
An Interview with a Cybersecurity Expert Why must chief marketing officers pay more attention to cybersecurity issues in 2017? Because cybersecurity, customer privacy, and trust are interconnected subjects that should and will soon matter to marketing organizations. What’s more, the topic is quickly moving from “below the radar” to high visibility as multi-national companies prepare… read more >
CEM is an imperative because you're either competing with superior customer experiences -- or you're not even part of the game.
Tim Walters, Ph.D.,
The CEM Imperative.