The opening ceremony of our valuable client Amicorp took place in the Union Church of Istanbul in the facilities of the Dutch Embassy. We wish Amicorp a successful business.
As CottGroup® we are proud that our group company, Boss Governance (Boss Yönetişim Hizmetleri A.Ş.) has been appointed 234th on its first-time attendance to the (Türkiye) Bilişim 500, list that appoints the largest 500 technology companies in Turkey. The emerging need of holistic services which are compliant with local laws, regulations and dynamics from our multinational clients has been crucial in reinforcing the success of CottGroup® in the human resources technology market.
With the strength of our innovative approach and one-stop-shop holistic services philosophy Boss Governance has been able to distinct itself with the application and services which are provided in accordance with the requirements of the digitalized economy. Today, our clients which are mostly consist the multinational companies in the Fortune Global 500 list chose our company to have local services and applications which are fully compliant with regulations and their needs on a global level. Becoming the choice of such large companies inspires us for to enhance our innovations and progresses in the information and technology service field.
İlk 500 Bilişim Şirketi Türkiye 2017- Bilişim 500" (The first 500 IT Companies in Turkey – Bilişim 500) ceremony has been held for the 19th time, in the Istanbul CVK Park Bosphorus Hotel on July 5, 2018. The ceremony was presented and the results of the first 500 companies were announced with the participation of; Ömer Fatih Sayan, Head of the Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK), Galip Zerey the Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Communications and Murat Gökçe the Head of the BThaber Group Companies.
Galip Zerey, the Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Communications highlighted the fact that the IT sector is growing by 15% every year. During the event ceremony it was also emphasized that the first 500 IT Companies had their income raised 20% more in total compared to the last year.
In line with the sectoral developments we will enhance our strength and continue our constant development with thanks to all our employees, stakeholders and clients trust, power, faith and support to our companies and to our services..
CottGroup® will keep on enduring its strength and will always be aiming for being one of the best brands in Turkey in lined with the digital transformation era and the overlapping needs of our clients in the field.
Once again, we sincerely thank to all our clients who has been with us through this path of success with their continuous trust and support.
On the 12.02.2018 dated Hürriyet newspaper CEO of CottGroup®, Selim T. Akdağ explained the deletion and the anonymization of the personal data. In Akdağ's statement, with the personal data anonymization, its place in Human Resources and the additional responsibilities that it brings along to the companies, along with the right of saying "forget me" are also told.
CottGroup® CEO'su Selim Tankut Akdağ:The Law numbered 6698 on the "Protection of Personal Data" and "deletion and anonymization of the personal data" regulations in the application of the Law brings major responsibilities to companies, especially in the field of Human Resources.
From now on, the business owners should develop and elaborate their knowledge for understanding the concept of personal data and should introduce systems and strategies on how to protect and delete the personal data. It is an urgent need for the Human Resources to start building new policies and procedures to keep up with the new laws and regulations.
Right to erase the personal data originates
The Human Resources, collects, saves and uses various data about the individuals, as of the beginning of the recruitment and onboarding processes. Therefore, recruitment processes have crucial legal responsibilities in protection and the usage of the candidate's personal data.
In case of a termination of an employee's work contract, if there aren't any ongoing legal processes and if, the social security, tax and the other legal obligations have finished the legal preservation period, the personal data must be deleted or anonymized by the employer. Likewise, resigned personnel also have the right to request the deletion of the personal data by saying "Forget Me!".
CottGroup®'s CEO, Selim T. Akdag's article on the possible effects of the Blockchain technologies on shaping the future of the Human Resources processes with the new technological developments took place in HR Magazine (HR Dergi) January 2018 issue.
The article simplifies the Blockchain technology and how it can provide evolution and progress of HR processes, especially with the security and confidentiality aspects with the new implementations on the Protection of Personal Data Law, anonymization and deletion of personal data.
"Institutions and enterprises started to question their technologic sufficiency and competences with the application of new regulations on Personal Data Protection, Anonymization and Deletion of Personal Data. It would not be wrong to say that Human Resources have urgent need and obligation to transform and digitalize its processes to ensure security and confidentiality. In the very near future, Blockchain's top-level encrypted, transaction-driven structure will be included to the verification of the operations in the data transfer processes of Human Resources."
The January 2018 of the HR Magazine addressed the new trends and technologies in "human" centered HR model, with the contribution of business leaders prominent in the field.