Canonical has enhanced the systems management tool for Ubuntu desktop, servers and cloud instances. Landscape is available as part of Ubuntu Advantage subscription and has been updated with roles-based access control, better compliance reporting, a robust API, bare metal provisioning and enhanced integration with Ubuntu 12.04, the company said.
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The Consortium's vision is to advance science to drive a new generation of innovative products and supply networks that address environmental, social, and economic imperatives. Through multi-stakeholder collaboration, its mission is to design and implement credible, transparent and scalable science-based measurement and reporting systems accessible for all producers, retailers, and users of consumer products.
Facebook has announced two improvements with support from the White House: a reporting system that’s social by design and an improved Safety Center with more multimedia resources.
Eclipse-oriented software developers can use the new IBM software to provide insight to their management team through detailed reporting on software code status and to offer direction into governance and compliance of corporate coding guidelines and requirements. IBM partners and customers can also build an adapter to use the code-scanning technology to improve the code quality and development of their custom-built offerings.
Ars technica is reporting that Intel is aggressively working to convince the makers of the OLPC (One Laptop Per Child, whose actual product is called the XO) to include Intel chips in its design.
Macquarie Funds Management has selected a new investment accounting platform to help it service a business responsible for more than AU$40 billion of investors' funds. In a statement issued today, vendor SimCorp said the fund manager would acquire its Dimension platform to deliver mid-office and back-office functionality such as accounting, taxation, asset valuation, settlement of investment transactions, compliance monitoring, reporting and performance information.
If you're evaluating compliance tools, you may want to consider what AMR Research has to say about IBM's updated Workplace for Business Controls and Reporting in a recent report. "With its latest release, v2.
Compliance with increasingly rigorous reporting obligations and a thirst for customer behaviour information are driving the financial sector's rising investment in data warehousing and analytics.Customers and executives of data warehousing maker Teradata - a division of NCR -- detailed these motivations at a conference this week in Melbourne.
There is both good news and bad news for publicly traded companies muddling through Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance. On the bright side, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that it will delay moves to an accelerated filing period for annual reports, giving big companies more time to transition to the retracted reporting cycles mandated by the act.
Microsoft has release a new add-on for its Office package, targeting corporate compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act financial reporting rules.
The drafting and design software maker eyes subscription plans and other bottom-line boosting efforts after reporting lower profits for its fourth quarter and the fiscal year.
Apple Computer has hired back Guy "Bud" Tribble, one of the key members of the original Mac design team who helped craft its user interface. Tribble, who helped found Next and most recently was developing Linux-based software at Eazel, will be vice president of software technology, reporting to Senior Vice President Avie Tevanian. "Bud is one of the industry's top experts in software design and object-oriented programming," Tevanian said in a statement. --Ian Fried, Special to ZDNet News
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