What was more striking to me at CES this year was the realization that none of what we saw really surprised any of us in our group. We have all come to a point of acceptance that technology and connectivity weaves in and out of our life at points we used to believe to be private or disconnected. The bigger questions will be how company cultures adapt to this new reality we accept as consumers and how privacy, laws and regulation may shape the business models of these technology companies in the future.
The European Union’s new privacy law, General Data Protection Regulation (aka “GDPR”) will take effect on May 25, 2018. In the final countdown, lawyers and consultants scramble to work with their clients to map when, where, how and why data is collected, stored and used. But the real question for people like me who are interested in digital trends is: “how will this change digital behavior?”
As the story and forensics behind the Equifax breach continues to unfold, directors can dissect what went wrong, who knew and what could have been done about it. What questions should you be asking at your next board meeting? This article provides an overview of the root cause of the breach and questions board members should consider asking senior executives.
How an Amazon Trademark Filing tanked Blue Apron’s Stock for a While
And why it might not matter anyway
Amazon filed a trademark for We do the prep. You be the chef., which was widely reported in business news on July 17th. Blue Apron’s stock went tumbling. Then, the stock tumbled again by about 29%, by the end of July, almost 50% from its IPO price.
The sharing economy coinciding with Millennials turning 30 could change the way people work in the future.