Recent Articles

I write about various topics including Content Management Systems, Data Protection, Software Development and Recruitment & HR Tech. Often all of these subjects will converge in hopefully interesting ways!

Sourcers guide to GDPR

Sourcers are present at a critical step in the recruitment process and have an important role to play in applying the new data protection regulation. Let's look at how...

  • 19/08/2018

What is a Recruitment Sourcer?

What exactly is a sourcer? Where do they fit into the recruitment process? And why are there so few people that can give a straight answer to those questions!?

  • 04/07/2018

Timeline of Equifax Databreach

Since September of last year Equifax has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. It was a data breach of massive proportions, affecting nearly half of the U.S. population...

  • 29/03/2018

GDPR for Small and Micro Businesses

Small & micro businesses may struggle to find the time and resources to address their GDPR challenges. I look at some practical steps to begin the complaince journey. Free guide...

  • 13/03/2018

The GDPR User Experience

The transparency requirements of GDPR are a significant challenge for businesses. I examine the impact on the user experience and offer an example of layered, unbundled consent.

  • 20/02/2018

Consent - The GDPR elephant in the room

Are your currently processing personal information under a valid lawful basis for GDPR? How can you put your contacts database on an equal footing? Read on to find out.

  • 23/01/2018

Recruitment in 2018

Automation, blockchain in HR and GDPR are all topics that are gaining steam in 2018 for recruiters. What should you be paying attention to now?

  • 08/01/2018

Why I Love Umbraco

I’ve been moving towards writing this post for a while now. Probably about close to 10 years all told, which is also when, somewhere in 2008 I first googled “Open Source .NET CMS”

  • 05/01/2018

GDPR for Devs - Data Protection by Design

What are the technological challenges for developers and technical teams when working toward GDPR compliance? A Data Protection by Design approach to accountability.

  • 02/01/2018

GDPR for Devs - Data Subject Rights

Developers are well positioned to understand the challenges that GDPR presents. In this article, I look at data subject rights and the implications for businesses under GDPR.

  • 11/12/2017

GDPR for Devs - An Introduction

So, you’re a Developer and wondering what all this banging on about GDPR is? Don’t worry… you’re not alone. Unless you’re in one of the few companies that have been preparing...

  • 30/11/2017