GDPR Demystified

GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation – is a pan-European data protection law that goes into effect in May 2018. Much has been said and written about it and the scaremongers keep rubbing the fine of ‘€20 million or 4% of the organization’s global annual turnover per incident’ in the event of non-compliance by any […]

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The Trump Era is here – what can you do…

Regardless of your leanings or political affiliation, there is a general sense of apprehension, excitement and confusion of what the future might bring. Since none of us are fortune tellers (I think), we can’t predict what the future might entail but there are some calculated guesses that we could make and take action based on that […]

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The Decision Chain

When a teenager wants to drive. As a parent of a teen, this is not a hypothetical question to me but one that is here and now. And the decision of whether or not to let her drive are based on some strict decision criteria. What are they? 1. What group does she belong to? […]

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My Right To Be Forgotten!

Seriously, that title is right out of a sentence from the GDPR – the General Data Protection Regulation, the original draft that was published by the European Union in 2012 but more pertinently the changes are to be ushered in 2018 which is less than two years away. So if you are an enterprise that […]

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You want your house back? Hand me the moolah!

Imagine you return home one day and you see your prized assets (mine is our 10 year Poodle-Terrier which does not fit the storyline well so no pets please!) – say your Hanson audio speakers, your diamond necklace, your passport, your vintage wine collection – all housed behind a vault with a ransom note stating […]

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To Remodel or Not – That is the Question

What does a ‘home remodel’ conjure up? Extended inconveniences, chasing down contractors, living in a rental or in a noisy and restrictive portion of the house under remodel – definitely not for the faint of heart. What if there was a different way – one that is hassle free, where you can stay in the […]

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Trust us with your kids … oops I mean workloads

One of the hottest startups (such a cliché!) is HopSkipDrive – if you haven’t heard of them – think of them as Uber for your kids.  What is the first image that conjures up when you think of that visual – ‘is it safe?’ As any parent would attest, safety of ones kids is always […]

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