GDPR has been in place for roughly 100 days. Still, many companies struggle to meet its requirements. [shutterstock: 178347398, Zerbor]

GDPR has been in place for roughly 100 days. Still, many companies struggle to meet its requirements. [shutterstock: 178347398, Zerbor]

100 Days GDPR – What IT Experts Need To Know

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been enforceable for roughly 100 days. However, data leakage and corporate security news remain top of mind as stringent data protection continues to be challenge.

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Is the SAP's Indirect Use policy invalid? [shuttersock: 237716635, Tashatuvango]

Is the SAP's Indirect Use policy invalid? [shuttersock: 237716635, Tashatuvango]

SAP’s Indirect Use Licensing Policies In Germany Under Fire

Is SAP's Indirect Use licensing policy in Germany invalid? At least Voice, one of the largest IT user groups in Germany, thinks so and published a respective press release on its website on October 2nd 2018. Voice is in good company with its opinion with some well-known German IT lawyers who published similar opinions in recent articles in German IT Law magazines.

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Complex ERP systems have maneuvered SAP into a crisis. [shutterstock: 576862294, Brian A Jackson]

Complex ERP systems have maneuvered SAP into a crisis. [shutterstock: 576862294, Brian A Jackson]

A Crisis For ERP

Before I criticize SAP’s quality of service, here’s a comparison with existing SAP costumer Lufthansa: The service hotline of Miles & More will hang up on you if they don’t know what to do anymore. All I wanted was to claim missing air miles.

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You might like this latest book release from the SAP Community. [shutterstock: 532904239, jakkaje808]

You might like this latest book release from the SAP Community. [shutterstock: 532904239, jakkaje808]

Review: SAP Cloud Platform Integration: The Comprehensive Guide

In any business, communication is key, and that includes the relationship between your cloud and on-premise SAP systems. SAP Cloud Platform Integration allows your software and data services to “talk” to each other, promoting the exchange of data between your heterogeneous system landscapes. This new guide from SAP Press shows you how to get the conversation started.

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December 32nd is too late to reconsider the new licensing model. [shutterstock: 775399465, MyImages - Micha]

December 32nd is too late to reconsider the new licensing model. [shutterstock: 775399465, MyImages - Micha]

December 32nd Is Too Late

There are concerns in the SAP community regarding the old and new licensing model. While the DSAG believes that time will heal all wounds, independent user groups IA4SP and Voice remain active.

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For a carve-out of this scale to work, a lot of different pieces of the puzzle had to be set in place. [shutterstock: 796560889, metamorworks]

For a carve-out of this scale to work, a lot of different pieces of the puzzle had to be set in place. [shutterstock: 796560889, metamorworks]

Parador Completes Challenging Carve-Out

Parador was sold by the Huels Group to Nord Holding in 2016. Until then, Parador had been a separate company code within the Huels Group's complex SAP system landscape, so a carve-out was necessary. Parador was supported by cbs.

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