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Paul Gillin Paul Gillin
Paul Gillin is a writer, speaker and B2B content marketing strategist who specialises in social media and IT. He helps organisations understand and use social media to build their brands and strengthen customer relationships. Paul is the author of five books and more than 400 articles on the topic of social media and digital marketing. He was the social media columnist for B2B magazine for seven years and is currently a staff columnist at Biznology.com. He also writes regularly for the tech news site SiliconAngle. Previously, Paul was a technology journalist for 23 years. He was founding editor-in-chief of B2B technology publisher TechTarget and editor-in-chief and executive editor of the technology weekly Computerworld. His website is gillin.com.
The Consequences of Data Hoarding

At some point during the past decade, storage costs crossed a threshold that made it cheaper and easier for organisations to keep data than to throw it away. That technology trend is only accelerating. The cost of disk storage has dropped more than 90% from $1.24 in 2005 to less […]


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