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“Wise are those who learn that the Bottom Line doesn’t always have to be their top priority.” – William Arthur Ward, American inspirational writer

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This seems appropriate heading into the weekend. (via DUELING ANALOGS)

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The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) have been in the news a lot over the last couple of months with a deadline looming just 8 months out.  But a survey of recent Protiviti webinar participants found that only 36% had begun their GDPR compliance projects. Knowing where to begin with your compliance effort […]

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"Stay curious a little bit longer, rush to action and advice a little bit slower." – Michael Bungay Stanier, founder and Senior Partner of Box of Crayons

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We’ve all been there.  You find that email that you’ve been putting off replying to only to realize that it’s been a lot longer that you thought since you received it.  I wish I would have the guts to reply as honestly as this XKCD comic suggests. What do you do when you find an […]

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A few weeks ago, Wikileaks released another slew of hacking tools from the CIA.  This batch outlined an interesting tool codenamed ExpressLane that was used to determine if agencies that were sharing biometric data with the CIA was withholding information from the CIA.  The Hacker News has a breakdown of the process and how it was […]

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DevOps is one of the hottest buzz words in the industry today.  The approach is “a software development and delivery process that emphasizes communication and collaboration between product management, software development, and operations professionals.”  Lots of organizations that have started their adoption of the framework, but haven’t seen the successes that have been touted by “true […]

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“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” – Jordan Baker from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby

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  We’ve all read about the experts: the artists, the scientists, the engineers—that special group of people known as Imagineers for The Walt Disney Company. But who are they? How did they join the team? What is it like to spend a day in their shoes? Disney Legend Marty Sklar wants to give back to […]

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When I’m helping companies evaluate risk, I’m often asked to “define” what certain risk levels (i.e. High/Medium/Low or Probable/Improbable) mean.  It’s often a challenge to define these levels mean since risk is by definition the exposure to uncertainty, a nebulous concept.  LifeHacker recently published an article summarizing a research project that has been trying to […]

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