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The EU's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect in May, has wide applicability beyond the borders of the EU. In this post, we’ll discuss some common obstacles companies encounter as well as concrete steps to take in a data quality approach to GDPR.
The month of February started with disruption in the stock market, pushing Consumer Confidence down from January. This market force was offset by consumers’ positive of how they will be affected by the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). 11% are already planning to spend more on goods and services.
Your employees are on the front lines in transforming the customer experience and actually play the most significant role. Have you ever measured the correlation between employees’ positive experience and customer satisfaction?
Regardless of where your business is based, it may well have to deal with the implications of sweeping new EU legislation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The new rules take effect in May, yet the consensus among experts is that businesses remain largely unprepared.
Insights into next-generation approaches to technology risk—best practices that enable organizations operating in the digital age to regain control over their technology assets, processes and people.
Traditional marketing measures understate the value of sponsorship programs and create unnecessary risks for marketers that bet on them. The failure to measure the unique value high-profile sponsorship programs puts future funding and credibility at risk, and leaves significant value on the table.



Commercial executives appear relatively optimistic about the general state of
 the market in 2016, with many predicting higher than average deal volumes for their firms. When considering the adoption of new technology, most believe that the influx of CRE tech companies is revolutionizing the industry. These executives recognize that while the U.S
While almost every company is pursuing digital transformation, most do not have CEO sponsorship or an organization-wide strategy in place. A CEO needs to be aware and vested in digital transformation for these strategies to “future proof” and grow the value of their business asset.
Movie studios spend an average of $30 million to market the typical PG-13 action film in the U.S. That’s a lot of scratch, even for Hollywood’s studio royalty. So with marketing often a make-or-break factor for action files, movie marketing executives fret endlessly about where to invest their ad dollars for best results, given a plethora of media
Gary Drenik recently spoke with John Sydnor, a business development consultant and go-to-market strategist, about the challenges a business should consider before embarking on a big data initiative.
Deborah Weinswig, Managing Director of Fung Global Retail & Technology, weighs in on some of Prosper’s key predictive analytics and provides much needed knowledge for retailers.
All organizations are already technology enabled to exploit Big Data opportunities. Leading international businesses are using smart technology, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, to capture, analyze and use their corporate and customer-related data to understand and respond to their target markets, discover new business



Gary Drenik recently spoke with Dave Cherry, Executive Advisor for Cherry Advisory, LLC to discuss how creating a single view of the customer (SVC) is the most critical foundational capability.
A thought leadership piece about themes that will drive business in 2018.
Forbes Insights surveyed 200 general counsel, exploring the role that the general counsel plays, outlining the trends reshaping this role and the strategies manufacturers are embracing to ensure success in this age of disruption. This post focuses on technology risks.
Today’s global upheavals are having a profound impact on the role of the general counsel within the manufacturing sector. This final blog on the topic explores survival strategies, for both European manufacturers and general counsel themselves.
Worldwide political turbulence is prompting economic, trade and political alliances to shift. Many of Europe’s top manufacturing companies are expanding to new geographical markets. These upheavals are having a profound impact on the role of the general counsel in manufacturing.
In October, consumer confidence rebounds after three months of decline. Deborah Weinswig, Managing Director of Fung Global Retail & Technology (FGRT), weighs in on consumer confidence, the spending outlook, and impulsivity.