Tag "data privacy"

Six Steps to Sustainable Privacy Maturity

Co-authored with Graham Thomas, Cognizant Global Head of Data Privacy. Is privacy dropping off the corporate agenda? Even as regulations and legislation for data protection march on, an alarming number of privacy programs are being quietly pushed to the back burner. A global assessment conducted by Informatica and Cognizant reveals that organizations are shrugging off... more

Keep your foot on the pedal – the privacy protection journey has only just begun

Co-authored with Nathan Turajski, Informatica Senior Director, Product Marketing.  Privacy regulation is on the march. Companies are being hit with mega-fines while new sets of rules keep coming into force, yet many organizations seem to be in data denial. Global market assessments carried out by Informatica and Cognizant reveal a litany of once-active privacy programs... more

Operationalizing Data Governance

The Data Governance Silo Breaking through silos within organizations is often a primary focus of modern data governance initiatives. This is a sensible objective, as it’s only when we collaborate across disciplines and functions that we can begin to gather a holistic view of our data and business landscapes, and ultimately make better-informed decisions. However,... more

Healthcare Consent Management Demands Newfound Respect for the Checkbox

We are all familiar with the endless and repetitive paperwork required at each doctor’s office visit. We complete them as quickly as possible and check the boxes with often just a brief scan. However, those little check boxes on the forms are about to play a much bigger role in how payer and provider organizations,... more

Why the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 Is Important to Companies Today

Over the last 30 years the evolution of consumer protection and data privacy regulations have required organizations to dramatically transform their approach to customer data management.  While most professionals are somewhat familiar with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) due to their more recent public passage and outward-facing impacts... more

Sensitive Data Management—Are You Prepared?

Today’s data-driven organizations are on a data privacy governance journey—whether they realize it or not. So, what does that mean? More importantly, what kind of impact will it have on your organization? Businesses that use sensitive, personal data to help drive customer relationships and digital transformation programs are seeing a veritable rain cloud of new... more

Data is King for State and Municipal Government Crisis Response

State and municipal governments are struggling with a data deluge now more than ever. As they grapple with the multitude of data sources now available to draw from to successfully manage the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, they are discovering large gaps in their ability to holistically leverage this data for their desired outcomes. Using spreadsheets and... more

Welcome to a New Era of Data Privacy Governance: Introducing Data Privacy Management 10.4

We launched our Intelligent Data Platform at Informatica World 2014. The Intelligent Data Platform, with its integrated ability to organize data and apply metadata-driven intelligence and automation to deliver it to applications, represented a major first step to detect data and identify relationships to accelerate data categorization. Our advanced data risk management and remediation solution,... more

Operationalizing Data Lake Privacy Governance for Value Creation

How today’s businesses are gaining new customer insights through analytics while meeting the growing challenge of modern privacy mandates A global footwear manufacturer was recently in the news over a shoe design controversy that polarized consumers between patriotism and social justice activism. When jumping into the debate, a common conclusion is often, “Hey, they KNOW... more