Who to Follow in 2019 for Big Data, Data Governance and GDPR Advice

by Zak Cole       • January 3, 2019

Experts are predicting a surge in GDPR enforcement in 2019 as regulators begin to crackdown on organizations still lagging behind compliance standards.

With this in mind, the erwin team has compiled a list of the most valuable data governance, GDPR and Big data blogs and news sources for data management and data governance best practice advice from around the web.

From regulatory compliance (GDPR, HIPPA, etc.,) to driving revenue through proactive data governance initiatives and Big Data strategies, these accounts cover it all.

Top 7 Data Governance, GDPR and Big Data Blogs and News Sources from Around the Web

Honorable Mention: @BigDataBatman

The Twitter account data professionals deserve, but probably not the one you need right now.

This quirky Twitter bot trawls the web for big data tweets and news stories, and substitutes “big data” for “Batman”. If data is the Bane of your existence, this account will serve up some light relief.

 

1. The erwin Expert Network

Twitter| LinkedIn | Facebook | Blog

For anything data management and data governance related, the erwin Experts should be your first point of call.

The team behind the most connected data management and data governance solutions on the market regularly share best practice advice in guide, whitepaper, blog and social media update form.

 

2. GDPR For Online Entrepreneurs (UK, US, CA, AU)

This community-driven Facebook group is a consistent source of insightful information for data-driven businesses.

In addition to sharing data and GDPR-focused articles from around the web, GDPR For Online Entrepreneurs encourages members to seek GDPR advice from its community’s members.

 

3. GDPR General Data Protection Regulation Technology

LinkedIn also has its own community-driven GDPR advice groups. The most active of these is the, “GDPR General Data Protection Regulation Technology”.

The group aims to be an information hub for anybody responsible for company data, including company leaders, GDPR specialists and consultants, business analysts and process experts. 

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4. DBTA

Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook

Database Trends and Applications is a publication that should be on every data professionals’ radar. Alongside news and editorials covering big data, database management, data integrations and more, DBTA is also a great source of advice for professionals looking to research buying options.

Their yearly “Trend-Setting Products in Data and Information Management” list and Product Spotlight featurettes can help data professionals put together proposals, and help give decision makers piece of mind.

 

5. Dataversity

Twitter | LinkedIn

Dataversity is another excellent source for data management and data governance related best practices and think-pieces.

In addition to hosting and sponsoring a number of live events throughout the year, the platform is a regular provider of data leadership webinars and training with a library full of webinars available on-demand.

 

6. WIRED

Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook

Wired is a physical and digital tech magazine that covers all the bases.

For data professionals that are after the latest news and editorials pertaining to data security and a little extra – from innovations in transport to the applications of Blockchain – Wired is a great publication to keep on your radar.

 

7. TDAN

Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook

For those looking for something a little more focused, check out TDAN. A subsidiary of Dataversity, TDAN regularly publish new editorial content covering data governance, data management, data modeling and Big Data.

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