As a former in-house lawyer (Commerce Commission, State Services Commission, Department of Internal Affairs), I understand the importance of the legal team maintaining current matters lists. They can be important for a number of reasons, including keeping the Chief Legal Advisor or General Counsel apprised of what’s happening, enabling that person or his or her deputies to keep senior managers informed and to inform higher levels of governance when required.[Read more…] about Legal risk reporting with a web-based heatmap
From gobsmacked to turned
Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May last year and was there for all to see well before that. My initial reaction when learning about the application of the GDPR was to be a little gobsmacked at what I perceived as jurisdictional overreach on the part of the European Commission and Parliament.[Read more…] about The GDPR and its practical global effect, whether we like it or not
I thought I’d introduce this post by telling a story. It’s a story about Jim, an everyday guy who has a website for which he wants more content. Jim already works hard on his site, adding new posts frequently, but he wants more content to drive more traffic to his site and to help monetise his site. He can’t do it all alone.
A designer friend once let me in on a secret, a secret she described as “the designer’s little secret”. She was referring to istockphoto.com as a preferred source of reasonably priced images for commercial and other use. That was many years ago now.