Gartner Research

Privacy Management Program Primer for 2016

Published: 19 January 2016

ID: G00293014

Analyst(s): Rob McMillan , Carsten Casper


Privacy is critical to consumer and employee trust. Privacy programs facilitate global IT and cloud operations, protection of personal data in IoT and digital business scenarios, and ensure compliance with privacy laws, regulations and customs.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What are the relevant business requirements that force an organization to enhance privacy initiatives?
    • How can we ensure staff contribution, commitment and adherence to privacy policies throughout the organization?
    • How do I develop governance and data management policies?
    • Which emerging technologies can we engage for business advantage while prioritizing privacy?
    • How do I adapt privacy policies to ever-evolving regulatory and competitive pressures?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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