When IT Meets Politics:

Information governance

March 18, 2017  1:33 PM

Shareprices defy online advertising cancellations

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Facebook, GDPR, Google, Information governance, twitter

The Google share price took a brief hit after the stories of systemic distortion with regard to on-line advertising metrics,

March 4, 2012  3:55 PM

Stop the bleeding – a Budget for IT-enabled recovery: Part 1

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Budgeti, CESG, chancellor, DVLA, Equifax, Eurim, experian, Information governance, Outsourcing, PFI

July 7, 2011  6:23 PM

News of the World down. Who is next?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Information governance

The News of the World employed only 19 of the 305 journalists identified by the Information Commissioners Office (see page 9 of "What Price Privacy Now?") as using the...

May 30, 2011  9:08 AM

The age of internet innocence is dead: the slaughter of the twitterati

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Eurim, Identity governance, Information governance, twitter

What is the difference between South Tyneside Council and the Iranian Secret Police? South Tyneside uses californian lawyers instead of deep packet...

May 15, 2011  5:49 PM

Do information and identity regulators do more harm than good?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
ACS, Eurim, Identity governance, Information governance

If recently attended a meeting of senior bankers at which the thesis was advanced that the recent banking crisis was primarily a failure of information governance: with major players no longer understanding how supposedly diversified risks were correlated....

April 28, 2011  11:30 AM

(Ex)terminated by (un)ethical review – or Death by Data Protection revisited

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
ETICA, Eurim, Google, Information governance, Wkipaedia

I recently relayed some of the discussions at the ETICA conference (to which I referred to in my recent blog ) to a senior medical consultant. At the...

April 25, 2011  8:43 AM

What identities do you trust in the on-line world – and why?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
ETICA, Eurim, Identity governance, Information governance

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March 30, 2011  12:03 PM

Rationalising the slew of semi-incompatible Information and Identity Governance proposals

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
cybersecurity, ethics, ETICA, IFIP, Information governance, innovation, politics

Tomorrow I am due to help open the first discussion at the ETICA conference in Brussels on bringing together Ethics, Innovation and Politics. I have been piggy-in-the-middle...

November 1, 2010  8:56 AM

Cybersecurity in Cloud Cuckoo Land

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
cybersecurity, Eurim, FIPR, ID cards, Information governance, No2ID

I spent the week-end reviewing forward political agendas, including for information and identity governance. I skipped the No2ID celebrations over the end of ID cards. That was partly because I believe in the value of locally issued residents' cards, linked to properly validated electoral...

April 25, 2010  6:32 PM

The Semantic Web – Is It Worth It? (A guest blog)

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Data quality, e-Slurry, Information governance

I have watched attempts to produce automated means of tracking and tracing the provenance of on-line data for well over a decade - as a succession of snake-oil salesmen have tried to persuade naive users...

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