Note: The purpose of this blog post is not to make you a GDPR expert. Instead, it provides a positive perspective for VARs and their clients on the business outcomes of GDPR.
If you work in IT or with data on a regular basis, you’ve most likely heard about GDPR, or the General Data Protection Regulation (which goes into effect on May 25, 2018).
“We cannot afford merely to sit down and deplore the evils of city life as 'inevitable,' when cities are constantly growing... We must set ourselves about the task of improving them..“ –Theodore Roosevelt, The City in Modern Life (1926)
The tasks ‘have’ begun. Rapid urbanization has forced the need to improve our cities. The stress on municipal (legacy) infrastructures has reached an all-time high. Yet, most of our municipalities are operating with little-to-no budget.
From small mom-and-pop businesses to a multi-billion dollar franchises, big data and analytics appeal to everyone looking to improve their insights to better understand clientele and make more informed business decisions. Whether it’s the IT guy, the director of marketing, the company CPA or the vice president of operations – each role needs a lot: