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For 75% of consumers Personal Data privacy is a top issue.

Recent research by The Boston Consulting Group highlights the concern of consumers regarding privacy of their personal data and the opportunities for business who embrace this controlled sharing of personal information rather than fight it. I recommend you look at  Unleashing the value of consumer data and The Trust Advantage. The PAOGA Personal Cloud will enable personal […]

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Death, taxes and childbirth

“Death, taxes and childbirth! There’s never any convenient time for any of them.” Margaret Mitchell – Gone With the Wind, 1936 Having recently lost my father bought into sharp focus the inconvenience of the attending bureaucracy required and reconfirmed our passion to address the unnecessary time, costs and inconvenience of the current paper-based process for […]

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Anti Social Networks – their time has come.

Now, don’t misunderstand me – I am not advocating Antisocial Networks. I have nothing against Social Networks used sensibly for sharing stuff BUT, like everyone else, I also have private and personal stuff, important to me, that I want to share quickly and conveniently with specific people and organisations. Similarly, as a business, I want […]

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The Data Deluge

A very interesting report in this weeks Economist: Data, data everywhere.You can order the full 14 page report by email at rights@economist.com but here are a few extracts pertaining to our particular focus on Personal Information Management Services (PIMS). "This [data management and analytics] industry is estimated to be worth more than $100 billion and […]

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Extracts from Jan 2010 Information Commissioner’s e-newsletter

Just in case any organisations, big or small – public or private, still think that they can be cavalier about individual's Personal Information, these few extracts may convince you that you need to embrace the 'user-driven' principles of VRM immediately. Monetary penalties of up to £500,000 could be levied on businesses and other organisations that […]

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VRM – Trust Matters

MyCustomer.com publishes the second half of Doc Searls predictions and emerging forms of VRM but I couldn't resist adding a few to his list. As a long term advocate of VRM (or SRM as I used to call it back in the last century) I fully agree with Doc and the ProjectVRM core principle of ‘user-driven’. However we at PAOGA prefer ‘user’ […]

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Market Research Conclusions

There is an emphasis in the marketing literature on data-mining as a facilitator of customer-centricity and competitive advantage. It is tempting to assume that benefits flow automatically to both buyers and sellers from ICT solutions (indeed the term ‘solution’ is axiomatic). This study examined the concepts of trust and trustworthiness in the e-commerce environment in […]

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