changing how people think about information

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Upcoming Training Events

Our team are running a number of training events and conferences in in 2015.  In addition, our consultants will be presenting at conferences world-wide. Check our Events Calendar for details and updates!

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Privacy Impact Assessments

Plan for Compliance - Earn TRUST   Privacy Impact Assessments are a key tool in the arsenal of every organisation's data protection arsenal. Privacy can't be inspected into a product or process, it mus be designed in. Castlebridge Associates can help!  

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Data Protection, Information Governance, Information Quality

What We Do

We provide a range of pragmatic and practical consulting services to clients to support strategic planning and execution in the areas of

  • Information & Data Governance
  • Informtion Strategy
  • Information Quality Improvement
  • Data Protection Compliance

We apply our in-house structured methodologies to help clients deliver tangible results quickly and effectively

We provide a range of education, training, and coaching services to clients.

  • 1-to-1 "Bootcamp" instruction
  • Online instructor lead instruction
  • On-site training
  • Coaching
  • Training Needs Analysis
  • Bespoke/Tailored education

Our training materials are aligned with leading certification syllabus requirements. All trainers are experienced practitioners.

Our current Public Training Catalogue can be found HERE

We promote awareness of information management issues & opportunities through:

  • Research studies, Whitepapers, & Publications
  • Media comment / debate
  • Support for Civic Society organisations
  • Presentations at Conferences

Our team are all internationally rated conference speakers and tutors.

Who We Are

Castlebridge Associates is a specialist firm providing insight, advice, and education for organisations looking to improve their approach to managing and benefiting from information.

Drawing on almost two decades of experience and leadership at the interface of Business and Technology, we apply proven methods and pragmatic approaches to help organisations of all sizes unlock the value in their information with a holistic perspective that makes strategic connections between Information Governance, Data Privacy, and Information Quality. 

Our Clients

If your organisation is using information, you are a potential client of Castlebridge Associates.

We work with a wide range of clients from start-ups to Public Service bodies, from Financial Services to Non-Profits.

In addition to our services to businesses, we also support individuals who avail of our training and coaching services to help develop their professional skills in Information Management disciplines.

To find out more about the types of engagement we undertake, take a look at our Case Studies, which are updated regularly.

Our Vision

Our simple aim is to change how people in organisations think about information so that they can better:

  • Value it
  • Trust it
  • Nurture it
  • Enjoy it

In doing so, we will contribute to a better society supported by trusted and trustworthy information.

Our Mission

Our mission is to change how people in organisations think about information so they can add value, deliver benefits, and avoid risk.

We achieve this through a pragmatic evidence-based focus on human factors in the management of Information that affect how people in organisations understand and deliver on the Information and Process outcomes their customers want, as well as a practical perspective on the role of technology in Information Management.

We apply recognised reference standards and frameworks to client challenges, applying fundamental principles in innovative ways to address newly emerging needs and opportunities. 

Recent Blog Posts

The Charity Data Protection Bungle

My colleague Katherine has spent most of the first day of September conducting a detailed root cause analysis of the story reported first in the Daily Mail, and then in the Guardian, and on the BBC, and in the Telegraph, and the Express.... (you get the picture).

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UK Charities in apparent Data Protection Fail

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The Daily Mail again carries a story about potentially lax Data Protection practices in UK charities. The story has been picked up by the BBC

The BBC quotes a staff member of the ICO as saying:

"If charities are buying and selling personal information without any thought of the wishes of the people involved, it suggests not only a disregard for the law, but also a disconnect with the supporters whose generosity they rely on."

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Castlebridge Associates is a trading name of Bridgecastle Information Management Ltd.

  • CRO: 473477 | VAT reg: IE09747978W
  • Directors: Daragh O Brien (Managing Director) | Colin Boylan
  • Reg'd office: 13 The Cloisters, Castlebridge, Wexford

 

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