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Graham Sadd - PAOGA
Providing Individual-Driven XRM services for Personal Relationship Management.
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You may recall my Opinion Piece in Business Cloud 9 back in 2009 entitled Have the Tories found the answer to NHS IT? and then again in Public My Healthcare, under my Control, with my Consent, for my Benefit.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at Graham's Blog
It started for me with a fascinating lunch hosted by the Information Technologists’ Company on HQS Wellington. As always, an impressive keynote speaker in Professor Richard Susskind OBE but you’ll have to ask David Blunkett about his concerns regarding Home... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2012 at Graham's Blog
"The Cost of Cyber Crime" report reveals that whilst government and the citizen are affected by rising levels of cyber crime, at an estimated £2.2bn and £3.1bn cost respectively, business bears the lion’s share of the cost. The report indicates... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2011 at Graham's Blog
The Canadian Government has long led the way regarding Privacy over Personal Information and this position is reinforced by the White Paper ‘Privacy by Design in Law, Policy and Practice’ published in August 2011 by Ann Cavoukian, Ph.D., the Information... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2011 at Graham's Blog
It is said that you shouldn't design a software application that you wouldn't use or, better still, need yourself. Having recently moved house I am amazed at the time and inconvenience involved in informing suppliers of our change of address.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2011 at Graham's Blog
I had not heard of Truth-Out until Matt pointed me at this article. Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff Between Privacy and Security by: Daniel J. Solove, Yale University Press | Book Excerpt I have often questioned the tangled semantics... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2011 at Graham's Blog
Albeit that PAOGA is my 9th start-up I am very aware that the market changes significantly so ‘experience’ needs to be constantly challenged and lessons learnt. For that reason I was pleased to attend ‘Building the next generation of growth... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2011 at Graham's Blog
Kelly Fiveash reports in The Register that "Facebook and other social networks [Google] could be used by British citizens to sign into public services online." These two US companies have openly declared their ambition to 'own' all the data and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2011 at Graham's Blog
Sony and their customers have suffered the problem that we are looking to address. They have incurred huge costs and reputational damage because they are responsible for a 'honeypot' containing the personal and financial details of 77m individuals, their most... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2011 at Graham's Blog
The digital revolution has resulted in many document based transactions being replaced by electronic authorisation, rather than signed documents. For instance credit card authorisation, tax returns and Companies House returns are all now done ‘online’. However the majority of legal... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2011 at Graham's Blog
Information Commissioner, Christopher Graham, supported by Lord McNally, Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice are right to recognise the urgency of this issue but 'understanding the law and your rights' alone is not sufficient if unenforceable. According to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2011 at Graham's Blog
In case you haven't seen it, have a look at this video posted by Simon Davies, Founder and President of Privacy International. Data from Privacy International on Vimeo. The article Facebook apps plundered for personal details in The Sunday Times... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2011 at Graham's Blog
John Ball, friend and colleague, kindly keeps me aware of privacy initiatives in the US where the attitude towards individuals personal information often clashes with the European perspective. This 'opinion piece' from Allison Mason of Rogin Nassau LLC The End... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2011 at Graham's Blog
Good day at the Business Cloud Summit 2010 yesterday participating on the panel analysing the rights and wrongs of the NHS IT strategy and potential of Cloud Computing given current economic conditions. Barry Evans, John Cruickshank, Graham Sadd and Gary... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2010 at Graham's Blog
I attended a very interesting debate last night in the Old Library of Lloyds of London hosted by the Financial Services Club chaired by Chris Skinner, Chairman, followed by an excellent dinner sponsored by Siemens. The discussion focussed on the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2010 at Graham's Blog
The Government published a White Paper this week Equity and excellence: Liberating the NHS promising a 'Choice and Information Revolution' for patients. This is a great start to adopting the principles of TRM (Trusted Relationship Management) throughout government, central and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2010 at Graham's Blog
Some people are still confused about privacy of personal information on the internet. Here is a really clear venn diagram which explains all. Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2010 at Graham's Blog
Some extracts from Camerons' speech at the Conservative Party Conference: "The state of the nation is not just determined by the Government and by those who run it. It is determined by millions of individual actions - by what each... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2010 at Graham's Blog
Publicly available cell-phone applications from application markets are releasing consumers' private information to online advertisers, according to a joint study by Intel Labs, Penn State and Duke University. In a study of 30 popular applications, TaintDroid, a realtime monitoring service,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2010 at Graham's Blog
The Big Society and Race Online 2012 are worthwhile initiatives reliant upon online relationships which can be trusted. Trusted Relationship Management will contribute to their success. Go to to leave comments. Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2010 at Graham's Blog
A report last year from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) appeared at BBC News Almost a third of internet users are not shopping online because they do not trust the system. Personal security was high on the list of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2010 at Graham's Blog
This is a comment by Holman W Jenkins Jr in his recent interview of Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google in the Wall Street Journal talking about their 'Search for the Future' and YOU are the target! Michael Hanlon of the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2010 at Graham's Blog
An article, The Web's New Gold Mine: Your Secrets, in The Wall Street Journal last week reveals a growing industry collecting and selling your online activity and interests to advertisers. Consumer tracking is the foundation of an online advertising economy... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2010 at Graham's Blog
I have extracted some points raised in Shaun Smiths’ article at which will be addressed by organisations that adopt a TRM (Trusted Relationship Management) approach to their customers. Research from IBM found that companies that are successful in creating... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2010 at Graham's Blog