From GDPR to Facebook and the Cambridge Analytica scandal, 2018 was a year where personal data privacy was pushed front and centre of the public consciousness and debate as never before. So the big question now is how will events in 2019 take on and develop this? Here are our predictions for the next 12 months: … Continue reading Personal data and privacy predictions for 2019
The story of talent mapping: how we designed and structured our team to meet the particular challenges we faced. So, let's begin at the beginning: Challenge number 1: We needed something special, to build something that had never been done before. We needed to innovate, in our structure as well as product So we got … Continue reading How we designed and built the digi.me tech team
Trust is one of the most contentious and debated words, alongside privacy and identity, when talking about data and the digital economy. The purpose of this thought piece is to present a concept which presents itself when the user has access to their own data. An assumption, ahead of thinking about trust propositions, relates to … Continue reading How can brands restore user trust?
The fifth MEF Global Consumer Trust Report shows a significant increase in the number of consumers protecting their personal data, as well as associated opportunities for companies who want to help people manage and do more with their own information. This year's report, which looks at the intersection of Privacy, Trust and Personal Data in … Continue reading MEF’s Global Consumer Trust Study 2018: empowered consumers take action in a landmark year for personal data
Digi.me has been recognised as one of the top 100 European digital pioneers by the Financial Times, Google and leading European policy makers. We have been included in a special report from the Financial Times, Europe’s Road to Growth, and are delighted have been chosen as one of the top European companies using technology to … Continue reading Digi.me named as one of Europe’s top 100 digital pioneers
Sir Tim Berners-Lee (aka founder of the WWW) has been writing for a long time about the issues that have surfaced in the web, especially security, dominance and lack of individual controls. He is frustrated that much of the web is about “documents” and not “data”. Over the past four years he has been thinking … Continue reading Moving the decentralised web forward
Major tech companies such as Google and Amazon were questioned by the US Senate Commerce Committee recently as part of discussions around privacy and data regulation. One theme stood out strongly - the idea that GDPR in Europe was stifling innovation, and leading to fewer data-driven apps and solutions. Google, for example, said it was … Continue reading Data monopolies such as Google have it wrong: GDPR is great for innovation