The GDPR is around the corner, and with it come the new requirements. Likely one the most disrupting features of the new law is the requirement to appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO). This is a new role created to advise organisations on their handling of personal data and acts as the primary contact person for the data protection authorities. While a DPO is not mandatory for every organisation, the regulators encourage organisations to appoint a DPO on a voluntary basis.
By Kyle Findlay
ESOMAR Big Data World took place in Brooklyn, New York at the end of November 2017. It was a relatively intimate affair as far as ESOMAR events go but it was filled with the right people.