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.
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.
May 24, 2016
Join Kristina Podnar and Ruta Waghmare, or MilliporeSigma (Merck KGaA), in understanding how to succeed in the digital world. Hosted by the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists on September 8, 2016 - 12:30pm EDT.
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.
February 2, 2016
Digital standards, whether they be for web, social, or mobile publishing, can often be seen as deterrents for innovation and creativity and rejected by those working in the digital space. But the opposite is true. Without standards, your organization will be creating content and applications that are uneven and chaotic.
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.
December 14, 2015
I had the opportunity to speak at the Gilbane Conference in Boston on December 3, 2015. If you couldn’t join the conference, the slides are still available.
March 14, 2015
Is IKEA's pulling its digital catalog from its online Russian a good or bad move? Socially it may be perceived as a weakness, but what it demonstrates is especially strong digital governance.
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.
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.