Abdul Rastagar

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California’s GDPR: The Impact of New Privacy Regulations on Product Teams
Jul 18, 2018 -

They say what starts in California, for better or worse, has an inclination to spread to the rest of the country. This may well be true of the Golden State’s new privacy regulation - the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018. This law promises to do for California consumers, and quite likely all Americans, much the same that the General Data Protection Directive (GDPR) has done in the European Union. In essence, consumers would own their personal data for the first time. This has serious implications for a wide range of companies—from technology, to services, to online media and many others—that collect personal data on customers.

Jul 18, 2018 -

They say what starts in California, for better or worse, has an inclination to spread to the rest of the country. This may well be true of the Golden State’s new privacy regulation - the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018. This law promises to do for California consumers, and quite likely all Americans, much the same that the General Data Protection Directive (GDPR) has done in the European Union. In essence, consumers would own their personal data for the first time. This has serious implications for a wide range of companies—from technology, to services, to online media and many others—that collect personal data on customers.

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This Is Not a Drill: How Bad Design Caused Hawaii’s Missile-Warning Fiasco
Jan 19, 2018 -

On January 13, 2018, more than one million residents of the state of Hawaii received an emergency alert on their smart phones, warning them of an inbound ballistic missile. The warning instructed people to “seek shelter immediately” and finished with the ominous sentence, “This is not a drill.”

Jan 19, 2018 -

On January 13, 2018, more than one million residents of the state of Hawaii received an emergency alert on their smart phones, warning them of an inbound ballistic missile. The warning instructed people to “seek shelter immediately” and finished with the ominous sentence, “This is not a drill.”

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3 Steps to Succeeding in Your New Job
Dec 19, 2017 -

As a product management professional, starting a new role can be a make-or-break matter. You can almost feel the pressure the moment the offer is signed. A strong start matters. Even as more employees fall into the short-term job hopper category, the premium on making a good impression early has gone up. Significantly. 

Dec 19, 2017 -

As a product management professional, starting a new role can be a make-or-break matter. You can almost feel the pressure the moment the offer is signed. A strong start matters. Even as more employees fall into the short-term job hopper category, the premium on making a good impression early has gone up. Significantly. 

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Marketing is Evil and Legal Keeps Us from Selling
Mar 01, 2016 - And other myths that restrain organizational success By Abdul Rastagar “The way I see it, marketing is a necessary evil. If...
Mar 01, 2016 - And other myths that restrain organizational success By Abdul Rastagar “The way I see it, marketing is a necessary evil. If...
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The Art of Product Messaging
Sep 06, 2017 -
Sep 06, 2017 -
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