The new EU privacy legislation, "General Data Protection Regulation" (GDPR), will go into effect on May 25th of this year, with many companies, organizations and even governments either scrambling to prepare their compliance, panicking or both. While some are battening down the hatches, others have discovered the benefits of outsourcing. Thereby moving, not only their data, but also their risk into "The Cloud".
What exactly is GDPR?
Adopted by the EU on April 27th back in 2016, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/...
The digital workplace is more than architecture and people who are still thinking in terms of putting things in boxes are doomed to failure in the short to medium term.
In fact if you can draw the architecture of your Digital Workplace without it looking like an inked-up spider drunkenly wandering around the London underground map then you’ve probably not got to grips with the digital world at all.
Something I’ve noticed with all major digital workplace and intranet projects is that a lot of people focus on the important features and forget the important factors.
When people think about designing an intranet or digital workplace, there are a myriad of tools and methodologies available to help them consider the features and content they need to support. Today, most projects are getting pretty successful at looking at these things:
Content – What the site says
Features – Everything from feeds to self-service...
In 1986 George Carlin, an American comedian of some note, said; “The meaning of life is trying to find a place for your stuff”. The words echoed around my head throughout a new portal planning meeting with one of my clients. My brain didn’t stop there and during the next coffee break, it went through the whole routine for me.