They say hindsight is 20/20. So, when I decided to outline my data protection predictions for the coming year, I felt some research was warranted. I started with a quick review of what others in the industry predicted for 2019—just to see if things matched up. Honestly, it turned out to be a bit hit or miss, with vague references to 2019 being the year of compliance and tips on how to survive post-GDPR.
Now, I’d love to shock and awe you with deep insight and grand predictions of how the data protection industry will change in 2020. But I think I’ll take a more pragmatic approach and offer predictions—and more importantly, resolutions—that should actually relate to your day-to-day data protection and recovery activities.In our personal lives we often feel the need to start off the new year with a resolution for change or improvement. It’s a great idea to take this approach in your professional lives as well. This year, I challenge you to identify and address the IT and data protection challenges that need change or improvement within your organization—things you can likely implement without major issue. Here are some ideas to get you started: