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Why is Data Governance the number one strategic investment today?

  • Posted on: 4 October 2017
  • By: Estuate

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We’ve reached the Information Age, where an organization’s data is its most vital asset. As data grows in volumes and structure, managing data efficiently becomes a primary business obligation. If you look at the past decade, or the decade before that, data governance was just a nice thing to have. It’s made a comeback as a relatively new and hot topic, and companies are gradually waking up to the growing importance of data governance.

GDPR: What it means for US-based companies

  • Posted on: 27 September 2017
  • By: Estuate

gdprThe General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new law that will come into effect in the European Union (EU) on the 25th of May, 2018. It’s key goal is to reinforce and unify data protection for individuals in the EU. The GDPR replaces the Data Protection Directive from 1995 and marks a major departure in many aspects.​ It is a new legal framework for handling personal data of EU-based individuals, be they customers, prospects, contractors or employees.

DevOps: Significantly improving the Build-Test-Deploy cycle

  • Posted on: 20 September 2017
  • By: Estuate

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There’s been a lot of buzz around the term ‘DevOps’ lately. What is DevOps all about? And why does a business need DevOps? There’s no one definition for DevOps, because DevOps is not just one thing. For someone who’s not very technically inclined, DevOps is simply a blend of the two words, Development and Operations. But if you dig in deeper, DevOps is a wider term and unfolds several aspects.