Risk, Paralysis, and the GDPR
Last February the headliner was Nik Wallenda, the seventh generation member of the world famous Flying Wallendas. He and his troupe promised to be the first to perform the seemingly impossible - an 8 person pyramid walk across a tight rope suspended atop the tent - without a net - until, during a dress rehearsal two days before opening night, tragedy struck. The pyramid collapsed, and five of the eight were rushed to the hospital.
Why did they take such risks?
Memories of this event flooded back to me after reading Gartner's How to Implement File Analysis for GDPR Challenges, a wakeup call for IT infrastructure and operations leaders everywhere. I live in the circus of data governance, where the balancing act is the competing agendas of your compliance and IT organizations, the risks are legal and regulatory, and the stakes are the life of your company. Keep reading