According to the very recent update by reuters.com, ”T-Mobile breach hits 53 million customers”. T-Mobile is reported to have been charged with two class-action lawsuits filed by its customers, accusing the company of violating the California Consumer Privacy Act.
The concept of a business has been around for as long as we can remember. Some businesses have survived longer than quite a few countries across the globe, and still, continue to be profitable to this day.
As technology has advanced through the years, our ability to produce, source, and view data has increased a thousandfold, although we have yet to scratch the surface with respect to understanding and benefitting from past data. However, the sheer mass of data available to us has affected the progress we’ve made in the understanding and use of data.
On June 16, 2021, Mr. Christopher Williamson, a resident of Georgia, USA, woke up, checked his Coinbase cryptocurrency trading account and found (to his surprise) that the balance exceeded $1 trillion. He had unexpectedly become the first trillionaire in the history of humanity. It was the Information Age equivalent of finding a pot of gold…
In this post, we introduce the first of an ongoing series of data management topics: Data Lineage.