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How Data and Analytics Leaders Can Leverage GDPR for Increased Business Value

Published: 28 August 2017

ID: G00332563

Analyst(s): Roxane Edjlali , Lydia Clougherty Jones


Business stakeholders' important but narrow focus on GDPR security obscures GDPR opportunity. Data and analytics leaders should extend the work of security leaders by leveraging GDPR consent requirements to acquire flexible data rights and drive increased value from data.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Expand the DPO Role to Include a Value Mandate
  • Map GDPR Consent to Data Strategy
    • GDPR's Heightened Consent Requirements
    • Connecting GDPR Consent to Data Strategy
  • Establish Information Governance to Bridge GDPR Security Requirements With GDPR Opportunities to Generate Data Value
    • Building the Bridge Between Data Protection and Data Value: Moving From Truth to Trust
    • Adapt Your Trust-Based Information Governance to Data Protection
    • Start With Establishing Transparency in How Data Is Used Across the Organization

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