The other day, on a list to which I subscribe, I found this light-hearted observation about a very serious subject – hape.
Hape is not, as the Quick Reader may imagine, the last of the items (the others, like hape, were also evil) to emerge from Pandora’s box, in the Greek myth.
All round the world, business content and business processes are being digitised and made available to stakeholders, often in a highly restricted manner, ie on some kind of subscription basis. Subscribers do so, often paying money, in the faith that they get, in return, some sort of exclusive or protected access.
Quite often, in order to do so, they also voluntarily make available some kind of personal information (it varies, of course, depending on the need). Continue reading