1. What is considered Personally Identifiable Information PII, as it is abbreviated, is any information that can be used to identify and locate a single person. This includes data which can be combined to identify an individual but can’t be used as such when it’s not combined. For example, a last name and a street… Continue reading GDPR: 10 things you need to know
The role of digital technology is changing rapidly. In the past, it was only a driver of marginal efficiency. Today, it is a facilitator for innovation and disruption. Digitalization causes far-reaching transformations from your mailroom and customer onboarding to various other aspects of business, enabling new opportunities for value creation and at the same time… Continue reading 5 ways digital transformation impacts the industry
The long-term challenge for businesses today is to remain relevant to digital customers. Therefore, digital technology must be at the core of what companies are doing. Companies that have successfully implemented a digital transformation, prove to be more competitive, agile and innovative. Becoming a digital enterprise requires a new way of looking at all your… Continue reading Is your business a digital enterprise?
Application retirement concerns the separation of applications and the information stored in them. Indeed, this information has to be available longer than the application itself. Storing this important information in an archive offers the opportunity to phase out old applications while preserving vital data and, at the same time, to realize major savings. Application retirement… Continue reading Application Retirement: where is your information? [Whitepaper]
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… Continue reading Don’t look at eIDAS and GDPR as a threat, but as an opportunity!
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… Continue reading The biggest eIDAS opportunity is called digital transformation
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… Continue reading Does the General Data Protection Regulation apply to paper data?
Europe On a European level in order to break down the barriers to a single digital marketplace, in December 1999 Europe created a Directive (1999/93/EC: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2000.013.01.0012.01.ENG ) aiming to facilitate the use of digital signatures and their legal recognition. But this provided only half of the equation and did not foresee in a single, cross-border European… Continue reading The legal landscape of eIDAS
In recent years, as the need for Long Term Archiving and Long Term Preservation of “Digital Born” information has increased, so has the call for a universal archiving format been increasing. The idea behind this is to have a file format that allows you to permanently store and read information without any loss of information.… Continue reading Convert everything to PDF/A? Including PDF files?
For a time now sectors as diverse as entertainment, travel and retail have been seeing the disruption a new digital player with knowledge of new technologies can cause. The product designs are generally newer and better. Traditional companies are already feeling the impact but so far most insurance companies have not. The latter have usually… Continue reading Why Insurance Companies should go digital and best start with their mailroom