Gartner Research

General Data Protection Regulation

Published: 26 March 2018

ID: G00389712

Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team


This summary contains input from eight members regarding their approaches to remediation and compliance around the European Union (EU)’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We begin this summary with an overview of members’ GDPR compliance initiatives, including sponsorship, governance structures, and the role of data protection officers. We then discuss the funding necessary for GDPR compliance and its impact on the overall IT budget. Next, we examine members’ current levels of GDPR compliance and strategies for data protection in the EU. We close with a look at members’ challenges and best practices for adhering to GDPR compliance.

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