Some Useful Research

Here’s some useful input from Experian; we’ll be looking to take this down several evels of detail with The Trust Index over the next few months. Consumer threat to blacklist unsecure brands The majority of UK consumers have threatened to go out of their way to spread brand-owners data protection failings, following a sharp rise […]

Google Calls for Global Privacy Laws

This is nice, no sooner do we get The Trust Index up and running and Google kindly set out the case for it – albeit indirectly. Yes, there is a need for a global approach to privacy standards. But that won’t happen for a long time – too many vested interests. In the meantime The […]

The Trust Index – Introduction

Welcome to The Trust Index – a VRM (Vendor Relationship Management*) tool that aims to help individuals differentiate between organisations that they should trust with their personal information, and those who they might not be so comfortable with. * VRM, or Vendor Relationship Management, is the reciprocal of CRM or Customer Relationship Management. It provides […]

Project VRM

(Cross post from Right Side Up) Here’s a new project with complementary aspirations to BCCF. Project VRM (Vendor Relationship Management) is coming primarily form a technology/ digital identity start-point. It is sponsored by The Berkman Institute at Harvard and led by Doc Searls, Senior Editor at Linux Journal and Co-author of The Cluetrain Manifesto. Nice […]