One Year to Implement European Union GDPR
> The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation entered into force in May 2016 and will be applicable as of May 2018. Not just another reform package, GDPR is a game changer with implications for nearly all organizations that collect, process or store information on individuals. Applicable to all EU citizens around the World, not just those resident in Europe. GDPR significantly reinforces individuals' rights by setting global data protection standards, ensuring stronger enforcement of the rules, streamlining international transfers of personal data, and strengthening the EU internal market.
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The Warm Introduction is Key for Start-ups Wanting to Attract Investor Attention
> As the Dublin Tech Summit Kicks-off we continue our series filled with expert insights and new best practices as well as strategies for starting, building, and growing businesses and brands.
Business Performance Management:
The CFO Journey to Glocalisation
> After 20 years of growth and performance improvement, the outsourcing industry reached peak maturity before a decline, and shared services are the norm rather than a novelty. With performance plateauing, CFO’s are taking control back with global-local hybrid business services models that integrate new digital technologies, automation and platform services. In this article co-authored by IAFEI / Lumiu and TMF Group we discuss trends and impact for organizations.
GDPR in the Boardroom
Less than 12 months to implement the EU's General Data Protection Regulation. UK Information Commissioner Elizabth Denham explains the Board's responsibility and the necessity to act now.
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Future of Flexible Work
Platform services and other new technologies are radically changing the nature of work, and even the most experienced workers must continualy develop new skills and adopt new behavoirs or risk becoming obsolete. In our recent Insights Report Preparing for the New Economy we outlined 10 things everyone should do for themselves and their businesses to stay on top.
But what about the institutional environments, policies and regulations, which are often based on last century's model of work? Are they shifting more risk on workers' shoulders, and what can be done to ensure people and socieites do not fall behind?
The Institute of Directors recently studied flexible work in the UK and recommended that a number of new policies be put in place by the incoming UK government to ensure fan economy based on more flexible work succeeds for all concerned.
> Read the Iod Recommendations The Future of Flexible Work
> Read Lumiu's report Preparing for the New Economy
Why Portugal for Tech industry and Start-ups?
Portugal has become a leading hub for modern business services, with more than 450 shared service and internal business centres serving clients around the globe. Portugal's success is linked to a multi-lingual, skilled multinational labor pool that attracts global corporations along with an affordable, cosmopolitan quality of life.
Success builds on the back of strong Business Services & Outsourcing Sector
Today, companies are shifting their global footprints. Rapid digital and technological advances bring ready solutions thanks to automation. Combine with a changed regulatory environment, priority to be close to customers, Global Business Services industry is radically transforming. Offshore people dependent services are moving back, particularly in Europe, the US and UK. Across Europe, Portugal, Ireland, Poland remain strong providers of business services, along with the UK .
Lumiu's collaboratied with APO, the association of leaders in shared services and outsourcing, TICE, Nova Business School and PowerData PT on a project to understand how the sector could develop further, in in the wake of new business and technology trends.
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Digital Strategy Summit - Institute of Directors
17 October 2017
Our Special Report: Investing in Poland
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Investing in POLAND:
Financial Times Special Report
> Poland continues to be one of the World's most attractive investment locations, having built a solid reputation for delivering value and growth thanks to its human capital and a flexible economy. Now, after 25 years of economic and social progress, leaders reflect on the way forward. What will be the impacts for the business services sector?
Location, Location, Location: Making the Right Choice
Rightshoring Special Report
Professional Outsourcing Magazine
> In today's interconnected World, does location still matter for business services? Absolutely. As intelligent automation increasingly removes pure labour arbitrage motivations, companies focus more than ever on accessing the right talent, leveraging ecosystems that are innovation-driven, and delivering value beyond lower costs. Getting back-to-basics, we revisit the people, processes and data required for successful business services location projects.
CFOs & Finance Directors: Partners Delivering Strategy, Leveraging Transformed Business Services
> In Professional Outsourcing Magazine we discuss how CFOs and Finance directors are taking different approaches to transform, organize and leverage business services that support strategic and operational performance.
Gibralter: Small Rock, big ambition poised as a hot location for nearshore business services and IT outsourcing
> In the NewStateman we share our view on Gibraltar as an emerging hub for European business services.
What drives IBM and others to choose Katowice?
> From Professional Outsourcing Magazine