Gartner Says Half of all Large Organisations Will Revise Their Privacy Policies by end-2012.

Opportunities for high-level consulting firms will continue to grow over the next 18 months, according to IT market analysts, Gartner Group.

Data breaches, cloud computing, location-based services and regulatory changes will force virtually all organizations to review, and at least half of all organizations to also revise, their current privacy policies before year-end 2012, according to Gartner, Inc. These issues will dominate the privacy officer’s agenda for the next two years.

“All of these issues will provide new opportunities for sales-aware consulting firms who are keen to expand their client footprint and can demonstrate expertise in these areas,” said Neil Ritchie, managing director of INCo-online, a company that identifies and qualifies sales leads for IT and Consulting