GDPR – what’s all the fuss about?
If you are involved with data management or data governance, I am guessing you have read, or at least heard about the new European Union General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). GDPR comes into force in May, 2018.
Introduction to the gdpr challenge
Working out which Tables store personal data that needs to be reviewed for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a challenge in any environment, but particularly so where the system is one or more of the big Application Packages. Typically these are systems from SAP, Oracle, Salesforce and Microsoft.
It was interesting to read the announcement about Salesforce’s latest price hike which amounted to about 40% here in the UK and about 20% in the US. (http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/05/23/salesforce_uk_40_per_cent_price_hike/)
Often when I’m at conferences, parties and networking events I get asked “so what do you do?”
If it’s someone that I think has a real interest in our market, I will normally give them the benefit of my ‘elevator pitch’.
This is the latest in an occasional series of data models which will give some insight into those common business areas in SAP and ORACLE applications for which data models are often required for Information Management projects.
This is an interesting blog by Steve Lucas, President of Platform Solutions at SAP.
We’ve been surprised (pleasantly I might add) at the response we have received to the introduction of Safyr’s capability to reverse engineer metadata from Salesforce systems.