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11/07/16

Is your company really prepared for the Internet of Things?

From wearable technologies, to drones, to driverless cars, the Internet of Things, commonly known as IoT or “the Internet of Everything,” is everywhere. And it is growing exponentially.

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09/22/16

BPO deals are soaring — but what does that even mean?

In its Technology Vision 2016 report, Accenture predicts that 25% of the world’s economy will be digital by 2020. The global consulting firm contends that we are witnessing a major technology revolution, specifically a digital revolution. It’s a revolution of emerging “digital platforms” comprised of cloud services, artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, predictive analytics, and intelligent automation.

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08/30/16

Should my company self-certify under the EU–US privacy shield?

In the European Union, personal data may be collected only under strict conditions and for legitimate purposes. The United States, on the other hand, does not have an overarching federal law regulating the collection and transfer of personal data. For many years companies could rely upon the U.S.–EU Safe Harbor to lawfully make transatlantic data transfers and bridge the gap between the differing privacy frameworks.

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07/21/16

Is your company capturing the benefits of collaborative R&D?

A new report by the Industrial Research Institute in Washington, D.C. forecasts that global research and development (R&D) spending will increase by 3.5% in 2016 and reach nearly $2 trillion in value. About one quarter of the spend ($514 billion) will occur in the United States, with the remainder primarily in Asia and Europe.

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06/23/16

What every business needs to know about the Defend Trade Secrets Act

In light of the changes that come with the DTSA, it is a good time for all companies to revisit their employee and contractor policies to ensure they have appropriate whistleblower disclosures. This includes reviewing employment policies and contracts, consultant and independent contract agreements, severance agreements, non-competes, and non-disclosure agreements.

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