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What we learned at Microsoft Inspire 2018: GDPR, Azure Stack and AI

How is the modern workplace progressing with understanding their obligations towards data privacy? Which new apps are strengthening our infrastructure? What insights can data analytics and artificial intelligence give you to guide your business strategies? Who is creating business applications that improve the customer or staff experience? These were the four pillars of focus at…

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Data Privacy news: EU-Japan adequacy and how it’s a (positive) sign of the times

On Tuesday this week, the EU and Japan successfully concluded their talks on reciprocal adequacy. What does this mean? Generally speaking, it means that the two nations recognise each other’s data protection systems as “equivalent”, and therefore agree that data can flow between them as of the implementation date later this year. The announcement also…