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4 key conclusions from AMPLEXOR’s GDPR Workshop

Written by Bart Willems in Enterprise Content on 25/04/17


On 16 March, AMPLEXOR and the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens - AP) hosted the half-day workshop called Get your business ready for GDPR.

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Connect with our Alfresco experts at BeeCon Zaragoza

Written by Tom Laureys in Enterprise Content on 18/04/17


From 25 to 28 April, the second edition of the BeeCon Alfresco Developer Conference will take place in Zaragoza, Spain. Since Alfresco replaced their own annual summit with the Alfresco Day Global Tour, the BeeCon Conference - organized by a group of Alfresco community experts - has been the biggest annual event to learn about the product and exchange ideas with Alfresco engineers.

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How Microsoft Teams supports multi-generation collaboration

Written by Pieter Daems in Enterprise Content on 29/03/17


In a previous blog post, we discussed the various Office 365 products that can be included in a Group, one of which is Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams, Microsoft’s answer to competing product Slack, has been in “preview” mode since 2016. Only recently has the feature been released to all Office 365 users worldwide.

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Seven reasons why you should attend the OpenText Innovation Tour in Eindhoven

Written by Bart Willems in Enterprise Content on 24/03/17


On 30 March, the first combined OpenText and Documentum conference in Benelux will take place in Eindhoven, the hometown of AMPLEXOR in the Netherlands.

Since EMC’s Momentum Europe conference in Barcelona last November, this is the first conference during which OpenText will detail its plans for the integration of the Documentum product family with its portfolio.

Approximately 600 people are expected to attend the event, and with such a variety of interesting sessions to choose from, it seems there’s no good reason to miss it. Below are our top seven reasons why you should attend.

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Direct marketing under the new General Data Protection Regulation: The Media Tactics case

Written by Bart Willems in Enterprise Content on 22/03/17


On 9 March 2017, the UK’s Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) announced it would issue one of its highest fines to Media Tactics, a UK-based provider of marketing data, for violating terms of using citizen’s personal information. The ICO is an independent authority established to uphold information rights in the public interest, and according to its press release, it fined Media Tactics 307.000EUR for not complying with the UK’s privacy regulations. This blog describes why Media Tactics was fined and how this case relates to the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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Storage and management of children’s personal data under the GDPR: the Rivas Healthcare Group case

Written by Bart Willems in Enterprise Content on 14/03/17


Rivas Zorcggroep, a healthcare group providing home and hospital care in the Netherlands, announced on 24 February that a digital intrusion in their system led to the leak of 8,000 patients’ personal information.

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How to improve collaboration with Office 365 Groups

Written by Yannick Reekmans in Enterprise Content on 07/03/17


The Office 365 Groups service is not new and simply acts as a central location for a group of users to access and manage a set of products within Office 365. Azure Active Directory is used to provide a group with single sign-on functionality to access all products within a set.

The goal of Groups is to improve the collaboration experience, and this blog explains the various Office 365 products that can be included in a group.

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Four key impacts of the General Data Protection Regulation: the Dutch Academic Medical Center case

Written by Bart Willems in Enterprise Content on 06/03/17


On 28 February, a data leak was announced at the Academic Medical Center (AMC), one of the Netherlands largest hospitals and foremost research institutions. Through a security breach at the hospital’s website contact form, the hacker successfully accessed personal patient data, such as names, contact information, social security and insurance numbers, and other medical details.  

 

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7 Questions to assess your organization’s GDPR readiness

Written by Bart Willems in Enterprise Content on 03/03/17


The countdown to the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has already started.
The regulation, which goes into effect 28 May 2018, will have a significant impact on organizations and their customers in all industry sectors across Europe and beyond. While the new regulation may bring compliance challenges, it will also enable some businesses to create a competitive advantage if they adapt quickly.

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What is the GDPR and how will it impact your organization?

Written by Bart Willems in Enterprise Content on 01/03/17


The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) is a new set of guidelines by which the European Parliament, European Council and European Commission, intend to strengthen and unify data protection for individuals within the European Union (EU). The regulation is currently in a two-year transition period and will officially be enacted 25 May 2018.

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