Business Insights

22
May

10 FAQs about GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is being enforced on May 25, 2018 – after that, organizations that are non-compliant will face heavy fines.The legislation replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and is designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe.

I read an article by David Burt (Senior Compliance Manager, Azure Trust and Compliance) where he responds to the most frequently asked questions from a Microsoft series of webinars about GDPR.
Below is what the questions and responses that were published here.

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21
May

An Overview of GDPR – The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation is a regulation on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the EU. It expands the rights of individuals to control how their personal information is collected and processed, and places a range of new obligations on organizations to be more accountable for data protection. GDPR will come into effect on May 25, 2018.
Please note there are significant consequences for non-compliance. For more information, see the EUGDPR website.

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18
May

Introducing Servitization

Even though the term “servitization” has been around since the late 1980s, the meaning and importance behind it have only recently been recognized in the world of manufacturing. This change has come about due to the lightning-fast advances in technology and the ever-growing need for strategic thinking and high-level efficiency in competitive markets.

Servitization essentially denotes a transformation – it represents a shift away from traditional manufacturing processes, which involve simply selling products, towards a business model that can best be described as a product-service system.

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17
May

3 Benefits of Going Mobile with Dynamics 365

Not that long ago, computers were massive machines which required experts, entire rooms and buildings to operate. These days, almost everyone has one in their own pocket. The emergence of smartphones, tablets and similar devices has changed the game. These are not mere toys, but rather powerful and multifunctional tools capable of providing you with real-time information in the blink of an eye.

Organizations which prioritize efficiency and practicality in order to increase the quality of their products and services are now turning to mobility projects to realize the full potential of today’s markets. This blog focuses on the advantages of ERP mobility, using the capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics 365 as an example.

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16
May

IoT in Life Sciences

In our previous blog Transforming healthcare with the Internet of Medical Things, we discussed the way healthcare IoT has increased connections between medical devices and other sensors to monitor patient conditions. The pressure is on traditional Life Science companies to deliver innovation that improves patient outcomes.

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