Data News Roundup – Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

Data News Roundup July 23rd

Welcome back to the AtScale Data News Roundup for Thursday, July 23, 2020. Before we dive into other industry news, we want to call out some ink our team received this week: Allwork and Medium mentioned AtScale in pieces on the future of work and building trust in data, respectively. 

Okay, now back to your regularly scheduled programming. A lot has happened in the world of big data and analytics this week, including the EU Court of Justice striking down the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement and some other interesting surveys and trend-focused pieces that are worth a look. 

Read on to learn more about what’s happening, and as always, reach out if you have any questions. We love hearing from you! 

Enterprises are collecting more data, but do they know what to do with it? – July 15th, 2020

By Stephanie Condon 


ZDNet dives into a new survey from Seagate and IDC that explored the challenges enterprises will need to address before they can better leverage the data they’re collecting. 

Privacy By Design: Responding To The EU-US Privacy Shield Ruling – July 20th, 2020

By Sam Curry


The EU Court of Justice struck down the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement last week, the mechanism under which US companies were able to process and use privacy-related data. The move left companies scrambling to demonstrate compliance with the Standard Contractual Clauses, or SCC, that can be used in contracts to ensure privacy-related data is treated right.

5 Trends in Big Data and SQL to Be Excited About in 2020 – July 16th, 2020

By Seattle Data Guy


Medium takes a look at some of the Big Data and SQL trends that are headlining 2020 – worth a read to better understand the impact the industry is actively having and will have in the future.

Evolving business and technology priorities in Asia Pacific post-COVID-19 – July 20th, 2020

By Forrester


Forrester penned a piece for ZDNet highlighting some key findings from a recent survey that explores how business and technology priorities in Asia Pacific have been shifted due to the global pandemic.