Adopt a Dataset

Adopt a Dataset and Show Your Support for Open Data and Love Data Week! By Kelly LeBlanc, FireOak Knowledge Management Specialist February 15, 2019 In honor of “Love Data Week” (Feb, 11-15, 2019), Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is promoting a unique experience for individuals to “adopt a dataset.” This no-cost, no-mess…

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10 Steps to Prep for CCPA

10 steps your organization can take to prepare for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) By Kelly LeBlanc, Knowledge Management SpecialistJanuary 14, 2018 The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018, which takes effect on January 1, 2020, is intended to protect the personal data of consumers who reside in California. If your organization, regardless…

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Forward Momentum in U.S. Open Government Data

Forward Momentum in U.S. Open Government Data by Kelly LeBlancDecember 24, 2018 Right before the end of the year, on December 21, 2018 the U.S. Congress passed The Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary Government Act (also known as the OPEN Government Data Act), an act designed to break down information silos in the federal government,…

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Six Months with the GDPR

Six Months of Pioneering Data Protection and Privacy with the GDPR Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) just passed its six month milestone. Not surprisingly, most organizations aren’t yet in compliance, but one key takeaway is that good-faith efforts towards compliance are worth investing in. From the Information Today article by Kelly LeBlanc:  “As Europe’s…

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