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Stop Agonizing Over GDPR Opt-In Emails and Start Thinking about How Your Use of Cloud Impacts GDPR Compliance

by Richard Watson  |  May 25, 2018

Are you thinking About Your cloud providers and the GDPR? You should be. Using IaaS cloud service providers to process personal data introduces new risks. If you use Cloud providers,...

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Hadoop Summit EU 2014

by Joerg Fritsch  |  April 4, 2014

I wanted to blog about some impressions and personal notes that I made during the EU Hadoopsummit. First impression: it was a huge grab-bag and lots of fun. Vendors and...

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O Hadoop Users, Where Art Thou?

by Joerg Fritsch  |  March 18, 2014

One of my projects this year wants to clarify how companies can secure the Hadoop Ecosystem. The Hadoop ecosystem is huge and has many moving parts that are internally managed by...

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Who Is Liable, and For How Much, When Your Third Party Isn’t Available?

by Roberta J. Witty  |  February 4, 2013

Friday’s Bank of America outage reminded me of an increasingly frequent question we receive on third party liability due to an operating outage.  The use of cloud service providers is...

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Superstorm Sandy: November 1, 2012 Gartner Blog Post Summary #Sandy

by Roberta J. Witty  |  November 1, 2012

One of the things I take seriously as a part of my job is making it easy for Gartner clients to get access to our research in a timely manner....

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September is National Preparedness Month in the U.S.: Take Advantage of It

by Roberta J. Witty  |  September 4, 2012

It’s September. Kids are back to school and we adults have an internal clock driving us to start something new. BCM professionals can take advantage of this quest by leveraging...

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What's Changed in BCM Since 9/11: A Ten Year Review

by Roberta J. Witty  |  September 13, 2011

Anniversaries of major events - personal and public - trigger much reflection on what has changed since the event, and 9/11 is no different. I went back to my experience...

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Best Practices for IT Organizations in Response to the 'Rolling Blackouts'

by Roberta J. Witty  |  May 18, 2011

The rolling blackouts designed to conserve electricity following the earthquake and tsunami in northern Japan continue to present serious challenges for enterprises. Gartner's best practices can help IT organizations protect...

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Is U.S. Homeland Security Going to be Successful with Retailing "Hometown Security"?

by Roberta J. Witty  |  December 9, 2010

Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced on their web site "The Blog @ Homeland Security" that they have partnered with Wal-Mart to further promote DHS' campaign...

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Gartner's BCM Program Maturity Self-Assessment Published

by Roberta J. Witty  |  November 30, 2010

In Q3/2010, Gartner published 18 maturity self-assessment tools under the trade name of ITScore. One of the tools is for BCM: ITScore for Business Continuity Management.  This ITScore-based Maturity Assessment...

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