Can your BI and analytics platform withstand GDPR?
GDPR broadens the scope of personal privacy laws to protect the data rights of EU citizens. It’s important to understand that GDPR is not limited to organizations based in the European Union. Whether you’re a EU-based business or not, if you have customers or employees in the EU you will be affected.
Everyone from C-Suite to the Database Administrator is looking for tools and platforms to help with compliance. Discovery Hub® provides documentation and automation to support a robust, dynamic data infrastructure.
GDPR forces you to document:
What data you hold
Where you hold it
What it is used for
Who has access to it
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Is your BI, Reporting & Analytics solution fully documented?
Do you have full traceability for all your data in your BI and analytics tools?
Are you in control of data in your development and test BI, Reporting & Analytics environments?
Do you manage access of your data in your BI and analytics platform? Can you document access to your data?
If you do not have an automated data management platform, the answer to the above questions is most likely no. If you answered yes without automation, it will be a very time consuming task that must be expensive to maintain.
Traditional hand-built data warehouses do not provide automated documentation. Visualization tools such as Qlik, Tableau, Power BI that access sources directly do not include automated documentation.
Five great reasons to use Discovery Hub® for GDPR support of your BI, Reporting & Analytics Architecture:
Automatically document what data you hold and where you hold it
Data lineage and impact analysis help you answer the questions: where does my data come from and where is it used?
Answers the question: who has access to my data?
Retain full documentation and anonymize personally identifiable information(PII), while transforming data into actionable information
Whether in test, development or production your data is fully documented. You have full version control and full security and traceability.
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