Copying another organization’s digital policies is not the answer!

July 6, 2016

Simply copying another organization’s policy will check the box and ensure you have some verbiage in place, but it won’t protect your organization legally in line with your business operating norms. Additionally, while subjecting you to copyright infringement risks for copying another organization’s intellectual property, you are unlikely to comprehensively address the specified policy with your unique needs in mind.

Data breach policy even more necessary as EU and U.S. sign agreement

June 3, 2016

If you have not yet defined a data breach policy and a corresponding “first 48 hours” response plan - a best practice for any organization - this is a good reminder that putting it off may only increase your liability and the work harder should your data be compromised.

What makes a good digital policy?

April 8, 2016

What does it mean to have a good policy? Do you simply write out a document that checks the box or do you really consider your audience and write simple and understandable policies? Here is a quick look at what makes a policy a good one.

Data localization: how to collect, store, and transfer data from country to country

February 1, 2016

Data collection, information storage and its transfer across country or regional borders (think Russia, Kazakhstan, Australia, or EU) resides in an increasingly complex realm. As the data owner, you have a choice: do nothing and hinder your marketing and business effort, or develop a sound policy that answers the legal requirements while performing steadily for your organization.

ActiveStandards Master Class in Boston and London

March 5, 2015

As part of ActiveStandards, join Lisa Welchman and me at a Master Class in Boston or London. This is a great opportunity to learn about implementing digital governance, including policies and standards required to getting it right online. Registration is in progress.

J. Boye in Philadelphia – Making it Work

March 5, 2015

I am excited to yet again participate in the J. Boye digital conference in Philadelphia. The venue is intimate and focused on strategies and tactics to making digital work. Can’t make the conference but want to discuss policies and standards? Join the online conversation.