Tested: 5 ERP and CRM packages evaluated for GDPR personal data

Less than 1% of data could cost enterprises 4% of annual turnover in May 2018 Here at Silwood Technology, we’ve conducted research into five of the largest and most widely used application packages to understand the scale of the challenge encountered by our customers when locating personal data for GDPR compliance.

Struggling to find the right data quickly, especially in complex application systems can delay implementation of Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence projects and lead to inaccurate information being delivered.

Perhaps it is time to start acknowledging the challenge of source data analysis?

“Garbage out, garbage in” I know, I know I have got that the wrong way round. Well, actually I did it on purpose to illustrate a problem with BI/Data Warehousing projects and incidentally many other Information Management initiatives. That problem is the challenge of source data analysis – particularly with SAP, Oracle and Salesforce packages.