by Heidi Wachs | February 7, 2013 | Comments Off on If I click my heels three times….
Time flies when you’re having fun, or so it would seem as I’m now entering my fifth month with Gartner and working on “finding my groove” as an analyst.
My fantastic GTP Identity & Privacy Strategies teammates wasted no time throwing me into the mix. I was on the road more than home in November and December, which left me feeling a bit like Dorothy in the twister. The difference between Dorothy and me, however, is that rather than cows, houses and witches swirling around me were vendor briefings, client dialogues and research interviews.
In my previous life, I advised on identity-related projects from a privacy perspective, but am now fully engaged. The journey I’m embarking on with Gartner will take me down a new yellow brick road, and I even have a Wizard and Glinda to help guide my way.
In the meantime, I’m focusing my research and writing on privacy, a subject matter in which I’m well-steeped. My first document, A Guidance Framework for Implementing a Social Security Number Remediation Program, was just published on February 1st and is available to GTP subscribers. My next area of research is attempting to explore how organizations can mitigate privacy risks in the public cloud, and how to rein in shadow IT that has already moved there.
If you’d like to join me on this adventure, you can check back here for updates or follow me on twitter, @hlwachs.
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