“Re-invent yourself” – A request especially well-established German companies receive more and more frequently. A request that is more difficult to put into practice than it sounds. In the end we will be successful, if we are able to provide good “user experience” and “convenience”. Only a forward-looking and practical regulation of technology, businesses and working environment enable German companies to remain internationally competitive. Otherwise we have to face the question: “Is it really important, that German companies are listed in the Top 50 international Internet companies?”
What data innovation really means and why it’s not simply big data.
European companies will struggle complying with the high requirements and strict interpretations concerning consent. That slows down any innovation in Europe and weakens our economy that is increasingly driven by digitization.
As a privacy expert you become paranoid. I learn almost every day what is technically feasible and what people, companies and authorities already do with data. In my daily routines and especially my discussions with experts I almost forgot the others. The others who are different to me, different to you and tech or privacy experts. The others who are the majority and need a counsellor. Us.
On 6th May 2015 I held a presentation at re:publica in Berlin. It was part of law lab which was successfully organised by Henning Krieg and…