There are four letters making waves across the pond and causing a ripple effect in the United States. Those letters are “GDPR,” and businesses are being forced to take note of these new regulations in the European Union and as they relate to companies and privacy measures in America. GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation, addresses the export of personal data outside the EU and European Economic Areas (EEA). The primary aim is to provide greater control to citizens and residents over their personal data and to simplify privacy regulations for international businesses. Basically, a complete overhaul of how businesses process and handle data.
Posted by Imaging Office Systems on June 5, 2017 | Information Management
Nothing—the absence of something—is a difficult concept to hold in your mind.
Math and numbers were invented by the Sumerians to track commerce and trade as early as 4000 BC. The idea of numbers and simple arithmetic spread rapidly in the region through trade until Egypt applied the understanding of numbers to measurement in 3000 BC and began to build all those amazing structures we marvel at still today. However, the concept of zero—the value of nothing—didn’t happen until 500 AD in India and it revolutionized the world.
Posted by Imaging Office Systems on May 19, 2017 | Information Management
Our blog is our opportunity to tell you, unfiltered, how our story can help yours. Great ideas, like great advice, don’t go out of style.
If you’ve been to any formal occasion, chances are you’ve sat through an uplifting speech. They all pretty much follow the same script. If ever asked to present, the IOS commencement speech would probably start with a provocative and inspiring quote:
“It’s the idea that matters.”
Posted by Imaging Office Systems on March 31, 2017 | Information Management
Honey, have you seen that receipt for 240 million?
Please, don’t shoot the messenger.
I can’t help it. I don’t know how I stumbled on this article, but I did. And now you must share in the burden; be party to the pain.
The South Florida Sun Sentinel reported on a story about the State of Florida spending a lot of money on private attorney fees. No big deal; you’ve seen it before? Typical government waste story, right?
Posted by Imaging Office Systems on March 2, 2017 | Information Management
Seems redundant, I know. You shouldn’t have to qualify a fact, but those seem to be the times we’re living in. The post-truth world is upon us whether we like it or not. Facts are facts – except when you want to believe something different.
In Mad Men, Don Draper’s says this, “If you don’t like what is being said, change the conversation.” Must be nice. The problem is alternative facts can only get you so far. Truth, eventually, wins the day. Embrace alternative facts at your own risk.