Amidst all the craziness of the global coronavirus pandemic, it’s easy to forget that the world keeps turning, and that mundane things like new privacy laws coming into force are still happening. The impact of COVID-19 on global privacy practices is the stuff of a future post, but in the meantime, let’s distract ourselves with a little light reading about California’s new privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and how it compares vs GDPR.
The 2010s were a big decade for Chief Data Officers: from a standing start at the beginning of the decade, CDO has risen to become an indispensable C-suite role, with almost two thirds of Fortune 500 organizations hiring one.
But the role of CDO, especially outside of the US, is still poorly defined, and CDOs are frequently not set up for success within their organizations. Is the job a poisoned chalice?