Best of 2017 - Codec's most popular content

Published by: Kasia Janus Published date: 22 Jan 2018 Categories: Microsoft, Oracle Cloud Solutions, Business Analytics, Office 365, Digital Transformation, ERP, GDPR, Gartner

Best of 2017 - Codec's most popular content

Below you'll find a selection of some of our most popular blog content from 2017. From Oracle’s VP for Analytics, John Hagerty, talking about how the increasing role analytics plays as we enter into the age of big data, to getting your organisation ready for the impending game-changer that is GDPR:

Oracle VP Outlines Future for Analytics

IMG_0537 (1)-874363-edited.jpgSpeaking at Codec’s annual Oracle event at the Westin Hotel on November 17, special guest John Hagerty, Vice President for Analytics at Oracle addressed the increasingly important role analytics can play as we enter into the age of big data.

Hagerty begun by stressing the need to redefine what analytics means in the modern business world, that it had advanced to make high level technical or specialist knowledge almost redundant and could now empower businesses towards a new self-service model so that they could have the capability to access, analyse and report on specific data points more quickly and easily.      Read More


What is GDPR and why should it concern you?

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is probably the most significant gdpr 1.jpgdevelopment in the history of data protection law, and has come about as modern technologies have become smarter and more powerful with regard to processing and collecting personal data.

The new regulation will come into effect on 25 May 2018 across the EU and was drafted to ensure that businesses of all sizes take their responsibilities of working with data more seriously. Failure to do so could result in fines of up to €20m or penalties of up to 4% of turnover, and data protection experts warn that businesses of all sizes will be made examples of unless they can demonstrate evidence of compliance with the new law.     Read More