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Electronic Filing: The Top 6 Benefits You Should Know!

Electronic Filing: The Top 6 Benefits You Should Know!

Electronic Filing! Is it the bane of our existence or our saving grace? We all are familiar with information overload. Thanks to the internet, we get information from various sources. Like articles, blog posts, infographics, videos, podcasts, etc. on any topic you can imagine at our fingertips. You are faced with many emails a day, often with important business documentation in the form of attachments. You need an electronic filing workflow, a structured file plan, and a standard naming convention….

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Hashtags: Clever ways to use it in marketing

Hashtags: Clever ways to use it in marketing

We are all familiar with hashtags on Social Media. But have you ever wonder exactly what is the purpose of using them and if there really is any benefits to using them? Read the article below to discover the ins and outs of hashtags! 1. What are Hashtags? A word or phrase preceded by a hash sign (#), used on social media websites and applications, especially Twitter, to identify messages on a specific topic. ‘Spammers often broadcast tweets with popular…

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Emojis: ? Smart ways to use them in business writing!

Emojis: ? Smart ways to use them in business writing!

Emojis! If you are active on Social Media, you have seen them everywhere. The little faces expressing all the different emotions people are feeling.  The 2019 Emoji Trend Report indicates that 61% of employees use them at work. It helps users to express their thoughts and feelings better and connect with people they routinely text or message online.

Business Writing: How does it benefit the Hard of Hearing?

Business Writing: How does it benefit the Hard of Hearing?

Since you have learned to form your first A, writing has become a part of your life. Whether it is something simple as jotting down a note or writing a letter to a loved one, writing is an essential part of our daily life. When we start our first job, we need to learn a whole new way of writing. More formal and permanent, business writing is an art not always easily mastered.

ERM: Getting smart with Electronic Records Management

ERM: Getting smart with Electronic Records Management

We all have heard that the introduction of computers will reduce actual paper documents. Sadly, this turns out to be false. We are creating even more paper records than ever before. But even worse, for every paper record, there is now also a digital record (or more!). Digital is easily duplicated. You send it on to a colleague, who saves a copy. Or what often happens, you cannot find the record, and retrieve it from your sent items and save…

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POPI Act Part 5: – Exemptions, Prior Authorisation and Codes of Conduct

POPI Act Part 5: – Exemptions, Prior Authorisation and Codes of Conduct

Previous: POPI Act Part 4 – Supervision: – The Role of the Information Regulator & the Information Officer In all instances, the Act refers to the POPI Act No. 4 of 2013.You can download the Act here. The last part in this series deals with another three functions of the Information Regulator. He determines when an exemption from the conditions of the processing of personal information applies and when pre-authorisation are required. He also provides guidelines and regulates the Codes…

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POPI Act Part 4 – Supervision: – The Role of the Information Regulator & the Information Officer

POPI Act Part 4 – Supervision: – The Role of the Information Regulator & the Information Officer

Previous: POPI Act Part 3: Direct Marketing & Trans-border flow of information In all instances, the Act refers to the POPI Act No. 4 of 2013.You can download the Act here. The Act provides for the establishment of an Information Regulator, who is responsible to supervise the implementation of the Act. It is important to note that every public and private body must appoint an Information Officer within their organisation to work with the Information Regulator, regarding compliance with the…

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POPI Act Part 3: Direct Marketing & Trans-border flow of information

POPI Act Part 3: Direct Marketing & Trans-border flow of information

Previous: POPI Act Part 2 – Conditions for the lawful processing of personal information In all instances, the Act refers to the POPI Act No. 4 of 2013.You can download the Act here. This is the last section dealing with the responsibilities of businesses as related to the lawful processing of personal information. The first one will have a massive effect on businesses as it restricts how marketing can be done via email, and then also regulator the trans-border flow…

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