Entries by Rik Dalle

How to build a compliant digital archive [Whitepaper]

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Reading Time: < 1 minute In the 21st century, digitization of information has obtained a major impact on business operations in all economic sectors. Information has become a more and more valuable asset for companies and needs to be managed securely, from creation to archiving. Digital preservation has become a crucial topic involving technological, organizational and procedural changes to keep […]

What are the characteristics and advantages of a digital archive?

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Since the beginning of the 21st century, the world has entered in a digital revolution where digital tools and apps are used extensively. Every business relies entirely or partly on digital information that has become an even more important asset for companies. To manage this digital information properly throughout the entire life cycle, appropriate organizational […]

Time to go legally paperless: Start your digital archiving strategy here [Whitepaper]

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Reading Time: < 1 minute In today’s business environment, digital is everywhere; digital communication through email or (enterprise) social networks is increasing, financial solutions are more and more digitized, medical patient files are digitized and accessible to all the professionals and the patients … This results in an increasing amount of digital information and documents that need to be managed. […]

Your guide to a qualified digital archive

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Information is an important asset for companies that is intertwined in both digital and physical documents. While organizations are on the road to a fully paperless office they encounter a crucial issue, namely to be able to preserve the value of these documents, especially legal documents. Docbyte can help you with this by optimizing your […]

How does your organization respond to the digital archiving opportunities?

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Since 2016, Belgium has defined a new legal framework for digital archiving which will impact every organization in the country. Following the eIDAS principles, the Belgian Digital Act completes the legal patchwork to enable fully paperless processes and offers a huge opportunity for companies to implement their digital transformation in a legal and secure way. […]

Why you need an AIP to have an OAIS compliant archive

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Reading Time: 2 minutes On the information management market, there are solutions that extract documents from an ECM, EIM or ERP system and store them in archiving databases. To fulfill the goal of value preservation, all archiving solutions need to document the lifecycle of the document and collect contextual information. What most of these solutions lack, is the creation […]

GDPR: What exactly is being understood as ‘personal data’?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) protects personal data within the European Union. It is applicable to all data in both paper and digital documents, that can be used to identify a person. But what is exactly being understood as ‘personal data’? Are IP addresses personal data? And is encrypted data also considered as personal? In this […]

How to prepare your organization for the GDPR

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Reading Time: 5 minutes What is the GDPR? Despite the many advantages that digitalization brings, there’s a big elephant in the room that can’t be ignored any longer: digital data and the (im)proper use of it. Digital data is within anyone’s reach and privacy regulations have been almost non-existent so far. The Data Protection Directive authored by the European […]

e-Archiving with the Belgian Digital Act

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Since 2014, the European Union approved some regulations to stimulate a more homogenous framework for digital information management. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR – EU 2016/679) and eIDAS regulation  (EU 910/2014) will impact and promote digital business and administrative processes. Every organization in Europe that has to deal with it, is looking for compliancy. […]

Don’t look at eIDAS and GDPR as a threat, but as an opportunity!

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Since a dozen of years, personal data regulation is one of the focus points of the European legal authorities. The first directive from 1995 did not give the appropriate answer for the growing concern of EU citizens. The transposition of the directive into national law was a complicated procedure which lead to divergences in transpositions […]

The biggest eIDAS opportunity is called digital transformation

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Reading Time: 3 minutes The eIDAS regulation is the ultimate chance for the digital transformation of your organization. It enables the creation of legal documents with a qualified digital seal. In addition, the eIDAS regulation stipulates there is no legal difference between a document on paper or in electronic version. These principles pave the way for real paperless business […]

Does the General Data Protection Regulation apply to paper data?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Do you know the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? Well, you should! In short, the GPDR (EU 2016/679) is a regulation by which the European Commission, the European Parliament and the European Council aim to strengthen and unify data protection for individuals within the European Union. It also addresses the export of personal data outside […]