It's the end of techUK’s Data Protection week (21-25 May), and we've been scanning many of the blogs, contributions and commentary published this week. Here's our personal selection of the best, for an exclusive Data Observatory digest.
The long-term impact of GDPR will be more than better data protection
Peter Wells of the ODI argues that there should be more emphasis on the intended outcome of GDPR: putting citizens first. He explores the potential of data portability and how GDPR can encourage the creation of services tailored to individuals.
GDPR’s far-reaching consequences for financial services
Melanie Worthy of techUK explores the the implications of GDPR for financial services.
techUK views on Data Protection and the Public Sector
In this article, Kate Francis, Georgina Maratheftis and Fred Sugden of techuk explore the impact of GDPR on social care, defence and cyber protection as well as on local government.
Balancing GDPR and the need for connected healthcare
Marta Franco of Cerner discusses the implications of GDPR for healthcare and the challenges around data protection the health sector may face.
GD-VR – What does virtual reality mean for data protection?
Craig Melson of techUK explore the interaction between GDPR and Virtural reality.
Getting to grips with GDPR: The right to be informed
Emma Butler of Yoti summarises one of the rights citizens were granted on the 25th: the right to be informed.
GDPR and AI – help or hinderance?
Sue Daley of techUK discusses the compatibility of AI technologies and GDPR.
New technologies – an opportunity for digitally responsible businesses
Patrick Rowe of Accenture argues that businesses can do more than just comply to GDPR: they can use it as a point from which to innovate. He presents the GDPR as an opportunity for companies to differenciate themselevs and commit to using data in a responsible way.