A Control Shift Is Under way

Organisations today are facing profound changes in the way they engage consumers who seek more control over and value from their data. This ‘control shift’ affects everything - from the strategies businesses employ to the services they deliver and how they create value. Ctrl-Shift helps organisations to transform the business of personal information in the changing digital landscape for efficiency and growth.

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Is data REALLY the new oil?

Posted: 20th Apr, 2015

There are many ways in which the ‘data is the new oil’ analogy works: the common need for extraction and… Read more...>

The power of decision support

Posted: 6th Apr, 2015

Readers of our weekly Market Watch newsletter may have noticed an accelerating theme – the increasingly pervasive influence of… Read more...>

Personal data's Perfect Storm intensifies

Posted: 30th Mar, 2015

For some time now we’ve been talking about personal data’s Perfect Storm. Storm clouds are gathering as many different… Read more...>

Addressing the downsides of 'control'

Posted: 23rd Mar, 2015

You know things are on the move when, suddenly, concepts that were hardly talked about a few years ago are… Read more...>

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Personal Information Management Services - An analysis of an emerging market

Groundbreaking research into understanding the business and economic impact of new PIMS in the UK. This is an untapped market opportunity worth £16bn for organisations able to adapt and respond to new demands for managing, using and sharing personal data. Read more...>

Economics of Identity

This report commissioned by OIX explores the market for identity assurance and its value to the UK economy. The research finds that new approaches to identity assurance can significantly reduce the cost of ID assurance whilst making new services possible. Read more...>

Mapping the Market for Personal Data Management

This report highlights a new market for 'empowering' personal data services, which is growing fast with more than one new launch a week over the last year. It is beginning to transform relationships between customers and brands. Read more...>

Timeline of the Shifting Personal Data Landscape

A dynamic online timeline charting the evolution of the personal data landscape over the next five years as we see it. This will be a living resource updated by Ctrl-Shift on a regular basis. Read more...>

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Posted: 23rd April 2015

Kevin Ashton, so-called father of the Internet of Things, likens its… Read more...>

Posted: 23rd April 2015

More research on the current gap between consumers and companies on… Read more...>

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