Tag: data privacy

  • Data Privacy, Security and what I see for 2021

     We learned from Covid and the life we lived in 2020 that “Data sprawl” and remote access to data have become significant threats. Will you continue to work remotely? Will work expand your companies’ potential to be breached? What do you do with disinformation at warp speed? It’s about MARKETING in addition to adequate security and […]

  • Organized Religion has a Privacy issue?

    When organized religions go about their day to day routines, do they think of data and the relationship to privacy?  How many religious organizations have a designated “CISO” let along a “Cognitive CISO?”   Think about the future of cybersecurity, should organize religion be thinking about the emerging trends in technology and threat landscapes, and […]

  • The Church and Risk Assessments

    The Church and Risk Assessments

    Churches need a Chief Information Security “Officer” commonly called a CISO.  This is the person responsible for the risk assessments.  As privacy becomes more prominent in 2019, you will begin to experience the need for a CISO.  The risk assessment will be your key for defending your actions, should someone question why or why not […]

  • Curch Reimaged and Reinvented: Are you prepared

    Curch Reimaged and Reinvented: Are you prepared

    By now most of us who have been in ministry and church planting for some years, we have read all the playbooks on reinventing your church, we have learned from the best in the field. What they wrote is correct. These great thinkers have moved us to new ways of thinking about our church and […]

  • The long winding road called the internet

    Church Leaders are resolved that they must transform their strategies, processes, and technology infrastructure to succeed in this new world. The question is how?

  • Congregational Patterns are the Key for ERP

    Congregational Patterns are the Key for ERP

    Churches and middle governing bodies need to think of technology in the context of  “Enterprise Resource Planning” or better known as ERP. Once cost prohibitive for most churches and even some governing bodies, the technology landscape today is prime. With the advent of cloud-based technology, along with the emerging tools of the fourth industrial revolution, […]

  • Does your church have a distance problem?

    Physical distance is as much an issue for churches as it is for business. Think of “Extended Reality” (XR) and the role it could have in your church, your missional activities and creating discipleship. If you think about all the ways, we connect with our congregations, and when you look at the core, it is […]

  • Data is the new “Oil.​”

    This is a continuation from last week. IT has changed the world more so in the last five years that the previous twenty-five. We live in a world of an always-on, always-connected and that means the old communication models, the early church planting models, the church discipleship models are being disrupted daily. Congregations are expecting […]

  • Is your church subject to GDPR and you don’t know it?

    Many churches in the United States and dioceses are subject to the “General Data Protection Regulation” better known as GDPR if they meet specific criteria. The first question to ask is: “Does our congregation have members who are citizens or residents of any country in the European Union (EU)? The members can be short-timers, maybe they […]

  • Do you run out of fingers counting the number of unchurched or de-churched people you know?

    I am guessing you need to be an octopus with many tentacles to count the number of people you know probably.  Now, why is that? We must be open to INNOVATION and where it comes to play in our mission. For starters, stop thinking of innovation as something that is technology or something that only […]