Prepare for the “New Normal”

The Covid-19 pandemic has been the ultimate “disruptor” for business and society around the world. Data Governance, Privacy and Ethics have an even more important role to play in these unpredictable times and as key pillars for how we will do business and live our lives in the future.

Since March, we have moved to delivery of all client services remotely (not much of a shift.. we’ve been supporting that for over a decade). We have also moved to delivering all public and in-house training online through our elearning portal We will be adding more courses and content there over the coming weeks covering a range of data management disciplines. Courses are available as either “precanned” elearning or as live “instructor led” courses. All courses have been redesigned for a remote training context.

We are working with clients and partners around the world to help them prepare for the “New Normal” and the implications for their data strategy, the ethics of data management, and data protection. Get in touch to find out how we can help you with your data management and data strategy needs and to help you chart an effective strategy to use data to do great things in the “New Normal”.

Over the past decade, Castlebridge has become the go-to authority in data governance, privacy and ethics.

We are constantly researching, asking questions and challenging the status quo in order to contribute to the conversations happening today and share this knowledge and insight with our client base to achieve actual business results. A quick look at  our blog  &  whitepaper archive will illustrate just how often we are correct in our forward thinking!

We are also called upon regularly by Irish and international businesses, academia and media to speak about our knowledge in these areas.

Our most recent research has been in the area of Data Ethics, resulting in the publication of “Ethical Data and Information Management” by our Directors Daragh O Brien and Dr. Katherine O’Keefe. As data ethics has become the next emerging trend in Enterprise Information Management, this book paves the way in thinking on the subject not only in Ireland but around the world. We have also developed training modules that expand on the concepts we explore in the book.

To find out more about the book  click here.

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We help people do great things with data.

We make complex data legislation understandableSo you get innovative solutions to your problems.
We researchSo you increase competitive advantage.
We help organisations understand informationSo everyone understands the value of information.
We educateSo you maximise return on investment.
We help organisations garner more value from informationSo you can avoid risk of penalties and degradation of brand value.

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We seek to add value to society and do things that are excellent. We solve complex challenges for clients, or society, in elegant and efficient ways.

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People are fantastic, intelligent, responsible and flawed. We aim to improve how people understand information, and the design of processes and governance relating to information to ensure we avoid catastrophes and grab opportunities.

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