Web Links: 3 January 2018

The ‘Web Links’ posts are a round-up of the best content that I read, listen to, watch, or interact with on the Internet on a daily basis. The topics today are GDPR, Microsoft SQL, and product management.

Guide for enhancing privacy and addressing GDPR requirements with the Microsoft SQL platform — Data privacy and data security have become one of the most prominent topics in organizations in almost every industry across the globe. Microsoft SQL customers who are subject to the GDPR, whether managing cloud-based or on-premises databases or both, will need to ensure that qualifying data in their database systems is aptly handled and protected according to GDPR principles. This whitepaper gives Microsoft SQL customers technical guidance for how to approach GDPR compliance with Microsoft SQL technologies.

GDPR – sorting the fact from the fiction — The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018. Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner for ICO, separates fact from fiction in a series of blog posts about the GDPR. Read about Myths #2, 3, and 4 in Consent is not the ‘silver bullet’ for GDPR compliance and check out Myth #5 in GDPR – setting the record straight on data breach reporting.

What makes a great product manager — Lawrence Ripsher, Product at Pinterest, outlines the 20 skills, behaviors, and traits that make a great Product Manager.