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The SAP GDPR Journey: Next stop… Brexit

Jan 11, 2019 10:15:10 AM

The news in Europe is abuzz with Brexit and the many complexities around it. One of the many questions companies are considering is how compliance with GDPR is affected by Brexit...

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GDPR and POPIA: Data breach

Nov 28, 2018 7:23:42 AM

Missed the previous articles?  Read them here: Article 1 | Article 2 | Article 3 | Article 4 | Article 5 | Article 6 | Article 7 | Article 8

Breaches happen, and they will happen to you.  In the ninth and final article of this series, we look at how GDPR and POPIA treat data breaches. Read on:


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GDPR and POPIA: Data archiving

Nov 5, 2018 10:22:00 AM

Missed the previous articles?  Read them here: Article 1 | Article 2 | Article 3 | Article 4 | Article 5 | Article 6

How long can you keep data? In the seventh article in our series on GDPR and POPIA we look at the rules and exceptions for archiving data on systems.  Read on:


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SAP was built for customising...so were Data Disclose and Data Redact

Oct 31, 2018 5:55:37 AM


SAP: ERP off the shelf

Why has SAP been so successful for so long? Because they designed a massively powerful – and scalable – ERP system, which could be installed from the same CDs/DVDs/Files (delete as appropriate depending on your age) at almost any organisation in the world. From there it could be quickly/slowly/glacially (delete as appropriate depending on your industry/project scope etc) tailored to fit a very wide variety of business processes, just by making settings in the IMG. No need for custom code or tables in the database unless you really wanted to bring your own processes to the system, and even that wasn’t too hard to do. 

Read on to find out about:


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GDPR versus the Australian Privacy Act

Oct 22, 2018 4:24:02 AM

 The overview below is a comparison between the key changes in GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation) and the Australian Privacy Act 1988. The aim of this comparison is to give you insight in the differences, and prepare you for what may be coming when the Australian privacy regulations are improved and brought up to the level of the European Union regulations.


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GDPR and POPIA: Data use

Oct 19, 2018 10:52:36 AM

Missed the previous articles?  Read them here: Article 1 | Article 2 | Article 3 | Article 4

In the fifth blog in our series, we look at the real reason for the existence of GDPR and POPIA: how we use data. This is where it gets really serious. Here is what we'll discuss:


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GDPR and POPIA: Data analysis

Oct 11, 2018 9:47:40 AM

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It is official: we can't leave it all to the robots.  The fourth article of our series on GDPR and POPIA is all about data analysis and automated decisions. Read on:


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GDPR and POPIA: Data maintenance

Oct 3, 2018 7:16:10 AM

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In the third installment of our series on GDPR and POPIA, we will discover a difficult truth.  We may love them, but all of our data subjects are high maintenance. Here is what we’ll cover:


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GDPR and POPIA: Acquisition and data entry

Sep 26, 2018 6:40:39 AM

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In this second article of the series on GDPR and POPIA, we will learn about good data habits.  Legal compliance, in this case, is mostly just that: practical ways to respect people and their data. Read on:


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Does GDPR Compliance equal POPIA Compliance?

Sep 19, 2018 5:46:39 AM

Do you know the difference between GDPR, POPIA, and dating? We have created a series of nine articles to help you wade through the complexity of at least two of those topics.

In this article, you will learn what the series is about and whether GDPR compliance is equal to POPIA compliance. Let’s get started: