Welcome to the Blog


We consider ourselves at the cutting edge of digital service design, it’s about time we took a leaf out of our own book and tried something different…

Welcome to our first ever blog post for Dapian. We figured that we absorb and learn a lot from this industry and our customers are always so generous with their knowledge and best practice feedback, that we should share it with you. 

We’ve spent the last few years so deeply entrenched in this space that, almost by stealth, we have become experts in Data Protection Impact Assessments, Information Sharing Agreements, Information Asset Registers and Record of Processing Activity.

We plan to use this blog to share any best practice we learn from our customers and the industry more broadly. Everything we hear we reflect internally and use it to improve our products, so why not share it with you?

Let’s start by telling you a bit more about who we are and where we have come from as a company…

What is Dapian?

Dapian is for IG Managers who want to improve GDPR compliance. Our Dapian platform is software as a service that reduces the potential for ICO enforcement action. It is compliance support software as a service platform and became available to purchase from October 2020 after over six months of extensive development and £1.2 million invested into the product. With industry leading knowledge backing the product’s growth, Dapian puts IG expertise on the shoulders of non-experts across your business, empowering all staff members to support GDPR compliance.

Who was Dapian developed by? 

We assembled a group of IG Experts from across the Public Sector including: The ICO, University of Nottingham, Leeds City Council, Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), London Office of Technology and Innovation (LOTI), NHS X, Norfolk County Council, IRMS, Act Now Training and Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership. Together we created Dapian, putting the needs of the non-expert at the heart of the development supported by public sector expertise.

We have customers that range across the Public Sector and provide us with valuable feedback feeding each development release, ensuring we’re working on what matters most to our customers. So far, we have found an efficiency saving of over 64% for organisations using Dapian. Our goal is to assist organisations in reducing their risk of ICO enforcement and ensure they are upholding their data protection compliance requirements.

What are our customers saying?

“User centred solution to DPIA’s! It is great to have a product which is a solution for a very specialist area but keeps the non specialist user at the heart of the development. Dapian is user friendly, makes the DPIA process easier to undertake and is more efficient by empowering the person completing the DPIA to take ownership and manage the end to end process.” 

Stephen Girling, Information Governance Change Project Manager, GMCA.

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