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How to make forms GDPR compliant →

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in place within the EU and pertain to the collection and protection of information.

While your best option is to consult legal counsel, we’ve tried to extract what you need to do in order to make your Kotive published forms (embedded or directly linked and accessibile by non-logged-in users) GDPR compliant.

Shortly, GDPR aims to protect users from unauthorized data collection by requiring explicit consent. If you collect data using Kotive’s published forms then the individual providing the information needs to be aware of it and give permission before any action is taken. GDPR also requires that users are able to request access to their data and have it removed if requested.

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How 1 taskflow saves 170 employee hours and $1,320 every month →

We conducted a study into the ROI (Return on Investment) one of our customers get from a single Kotive taskflow.

They’re a professional training company that provides a variety of learning and skills development interventions and they use a custom Kotive taskflow to automate the repetitive administrative tasks for all their training registrations. (It’s similar to the “Continuous professional development” taskflow.)

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Use Mandrill and Sparkpost to send transactional emails from your business email address →

The integration of Kotive with both Mandrill and Sparkpost gives you the option to use one of these email service providers to send personalized transactional emails that contain your business’ branding and ‘from’ email address.

Transactional email notifications can range from confirmation emails sent after placing an order, welcoming a new member, confirming registration, giving notice of cancellation, or any other kind of email that is part of your taskflow. And it can contain your unique branding.

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Populate your Google Sheet automatically from your taskflow →

We have integrated Kotive with Google sheets. You can now gather information using various tasks within your taskflow, and then add this information automatically as a new row to your existing Google Sheet.

This is especially valuable if you later want to apply formulas to your data or create meaningful charts and graphs to present at your monthly management review meeting!

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How to become a workflow solution provider and make money →

People reading Leapfrog into butter have approached us with practical questions on how to go about achieving what we’ve proposed in the mentioned post, namely:

“…with little up-front investment and in a surprisingly short amount of time you can tap into the revenues of one of the most exciting and growing global markets… you can definitely get rich. And yes, even sooner than you may think…”

We have compiled a few Q&A’s we think might help you get the ball rolling.

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The psychology of online registrations for professional development →

If you have ever had to deal with large scale registration for any professional development training events, you know how easily it can get out of hand. Especially without a solid system for capturing the registrants’ data. You could try and get through it using Google’s multitude of useful tools, but hopping between forms, sheets, emails, and back again makes for a very messy registration.

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How to fluently deal with an employee exit →

The stark reality of any business is that employees come and go. They resign for various reasons, from better job opportunities to moving because of family reasons, and sometimes the grass is just greener somewhere else. How your company handles this transition is the important part.

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