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Privacy trampled under the hooves of new tech

Consumer privacy took center stage at Federal Trade Commission’s PrivacyCon event held in Washington D.C. on Thursday. Senior Executive Editor, Linda Tucci explores how advancements in technology are taking a toll on consumer privacy, as discussed at the event, and what it means for CIOs. Also in Searchlight: Amazon to add 100,000 jobs to the U.S. economy by 2018.

“Most remarkably innovative startups begin as a bad idea,” according to Whitewater Projects’ Joseph Flahiff. He suggests organizations should look at the design of political and social movements to help them learn about ways to sustain innovation.

Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski sums up the five analytics predictions for 2017 from researches at the International Institute for Analytics (IIA). An increase in classification of cognitive tools and in the availability of analytics-specific chips and application are just two of them. Also read about the five analytics priorities by IIA.

On TotalCIO, Features Writer Jason Sparapani writes about how language-learning company Rosetta Stone is using cloud technology to revamp its business to better serve customers. Mark Moseley, head of IT at Rosetta Stone, also explained why it’s important for the company to partner with their users in this technology-driven business era.

At the recent ISSA International Conference in Dallas, privacy advocate Grace Buckler talked about the importance of corporate leaders setting the right information protection tone in their organizations. In this Q&A on our SearchCompliance site, learn why a security leader’s attitude is important to ensure the security and privacy of corporate information.

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