We had another great year at the 2019 Annual Meeting. Attendees gathered from around the globe to hear about trends in HR technology, where HR is headed in the future, and government initiatives to standardize HR and job data exchanges. The conference allowed workgroups to come together, work on standard initiatives, and network. It was a successful conference and great way to ring in the 20h Anniversary of HR Open Standards.
The GDPR replaces the current EU Data Protection Directive on May 25, 2018. Like all other companies affected by this change, Questionmark has been busy preparing to be sure they are compliant with the new regulations.
The GDPR is Europe’s new data protection law. It comes into effect in May 2018. This blog post by HR Software experts Tania Teetz and John Kleeman shares a summary of some challenges and opportunities around the GDPR and Data Protection they presented on at the HR Open Standards Community Meeting in Bad Nauheim, Germany in November.
Next Thursday, November 16, is the 2017 HR Open Standards Consortium Community Meeting in Germany. This annual event opens up discussions to the European community regarding HR technology data issues and how they directly affect this community.
There is an ever increasing amount of data privacy and security legislation employers must comply with, including the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). To help organizations handling employee data comply with these increasingly complex Data Privacy regulations, HR Open Standards Consortium just released an HR-JSON Data Protection Standard that guides organizations managing the transfer of PII to third parties while meeting privacy requirements.