The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a popular topic among businesses around the globe. The law was originally introduced and adopted into place on April 27, 2016, and allotted a two-year post-adoption grace period for businesses to meet compliance regulations. The formal enforcement date for fining noncompliant organizations took effect May 25, 2018.

Sean Morris is the director of sales for Digitech Systems, a provider of ECM software. Digitech announced recently that they have certified their PaperVision Capture (advanced capture) and PaperFlow (desktop scanning) applications with the Epson WorkForce DS-770 and DS-575W wireless color document scanners, adding more reseller opportunities to the company’s existing partnership. I spoke with Sean and asked him to explain the relationship and the resulting benefits to resellers and customers.

Ever feel like you are not one of the cool kids and need a decoder ring or Google translator to understand all the terms we hear and read about in this digital age?  Well, you’re not alone. However, the terms DX, UX, and CX will continue to reshape our personal and professional lives, so it is important we understand what they mean and how they are related.

A lot has been written lately about the concept of digital transformation and its potential to significantly enhance workflow and streamline operational efficiency. I like to think of digital transformation as the result of actions taken to move an enterprise away from the manual way business is transacted, to new ways of working in the digital era. Since the bulk of information is created or born digitally, it makes sense that the processes associated with that data should be carried out digitally, keeping the information in its digital form throughout.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on May 25, harmonizing data protection laws across the European Union (EU) via a new set of rules intended to ensure that the personal data of citizens is protected and available upon their request. While some companies have been preparing ahead of the GDPR go-live date for some time now, many others are still scrambling to ensure they’re ready for the compliance requirements.

Good timing from Apple when it comes to Facebook’s data protection scandal and the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that goes into effect this week – with the iOS 11.3 operating system update, companies can now fully separate their business and private contacts.

After obtaining an aerospace engineering degree from UCLA, Alan Hui worked at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in the Mars Rover program as a mechanical engineer. He then went on to found several startups in the e-commerce industry. Currently, he is the CEO and co-founder of izzbie, the maker of a cutting-edge device that allows users to set up and host a virtual private network using their own internet service from anywhere in the world without relying on third-party proxy servers. The company plans a Kickstarter launch in June.

There was a time when scanners were exclusively standalone devices used in dedicated locations in a business — and while this is still the case for specialized areas, input now takes place in many areas thanks to the MFP.

I have a confession to make: I’m an Everest junkie. Not climbing the mountain, of course. I’m not an elite athlete — or an athlete of any kind.  But I really like watching other people climb Everest. Like many people, my fascination began with the book “Into Thin Air,” which is the story of the 1996 tragedy on Mount Everest in which eight climbers were killed because of a freak storm. After reading Jon Krakauer’s account, I immediately went in search of the numerous other accounts of the event. From there, I moved onto other books about other Everest expeditions, and movies and TV shows like “Beyond the Limit” and “Everest Air.”

Aarti Borkar is the vice president of Product Management and Design for IBM's Watson Talent and Collaboration businesses. She leads a worldwide team of product managers and designers, and is responsible for vision, strategy and execution for the business. Borkar is a highly respected technologist with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Bombay University, a master’s in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, and a master’s in Tech Commercialization from the University of Texas at Austin.