In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of February 2, 2020

  • 2.7.2020

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

Are You Asking Too Much of Your Chief Data Officer? 
Since the first Chief Data Officer was appointed at Capital One in 2002, it has become increasingly common management position. However, the role of CDOs has not been cemented. Early on, CDOs focused on defense-oriented role, involving the security, privacy, quality and regulatory compliance of key data. Today, the role has become offense-oriented, involving marketing, better decision-making, customer service and data monetization. With the breadth of different roles CDOs are responsible for, there has been a very little consensus on its main objectives. This HBR article provides various avenues for CDO’s role and provides in-depth analysis on the recent trends. 

The Top PropTech Trends: 6 Technologies Disrupting the Property and Real Estate Industry
The real estate industry is not immune to technological developments. This article by Forbes provides a high-level explanation on how big data, artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality, Internet of Things, 5G and drones are impacting the real estate professionals and property .

When You Lead a Company or Startup, You are Creating the Culture Whether You Mean to or Not. Ten Insights to Building a Great Culture and Tribe
Of course, every founder wants to instill a work culture that reflect the company’s values, attitudes and goals. What is not obvious is how. This Forbes article provides 10 pragmatic tips on how to instill a robust culture that will stay even during the ups and downs of a lifespan. 

Can Privacy Be Big Business? A Wave of Startups Thinks So.
When discussing big data industry, it is hard to avoid the topic of privacy. In fact, a myriad of privacy-focused technology have become the new trend, ranging from services that help scrub personal data to business-focused software to assist in legal compliance. This trend is likely just the beginning as the California Consumer Privacy Act has taken effect first day of this year. This article by NBC News discusses high-level concept of what it calls the “privacy industry.”

The Big Question for Global Startups Post-Brexit: Where Do You Put Your European Headquarters Now?
Post-Brexit, companies cannot rely on London as its gate to the European Union. In this article from, Nicole Sahin of Globalization Partners suggests several countries in Europe that are becoming the leading contenders for a European headquarter.

Links compiled by Lugar Choi.