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Today Timesheet suite is an integrated suite for time record, time tracking and time billing software. The Today Timesheet suite of...

April 12, 2015 By Today Timesheet

Sustainability as Asymmetry of Impotence

Sarbanes Oxley led to a new wave of IT solutions to shore up the information and business intelligence deficit of corporate boards. But almost ten years after the Worldcom-Enron-Tyco shocks the specter of dysfunction still hovers and its become clear that the model of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is likely more part of the problem than the solution.

August 2, 2010 by

Goodbye, SOX?

Keep your eye on this one: the US Supreme Court has just decided to review the constitutionality of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.According to today's news, the Supremes said they would consider a legal challenge to the law, on the basis that it "violates the constitutionally mandated separation of powers.

May 18, 2009 by

Market player machinations may warp, but not 'kill', SOA

Dave Linthicum recently offered a somewhat dour assessment of the SOA market, determining that there at least five things killing SOA as we know it these days:Venture capitalists (by micromanaging SOA vendors);Sarbanes-Oxley (by scaring away SOA vendors);Big consulting firms (by mismanaging SOA projects);SOA skill shortages; andVendors that still promote "SOA in a box.

December 4, 2008 by

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April 12, 2015 By X Sigma Partners

GRC in the current economy

Interview with OpenPages executive Gordon BurnesA couple of weeks ago, I ran a blog post concerning the recent Wall Street crisis and the role that compliance legislation like Sarbanes-Oxley had to play in preventing it. I contended that Sarbanes-Oxley failed and that the problem could be laid at the feet of other culprits including the use of special purpose entities.

November 3, 2008 by

Will Sarbox change ding IT vendors?

The Securities and Exchange Commission tweaked its Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and that could be bad news for the technology companies, consultants and accountants on the Sarbox gravy train. The SEC said Wednesday that it was making changes to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, known in some quarters as the accountant and consultant employment act, to reduce the regulatory burden on companies.

May 24, 2007 by

SarbOx Changes - Good for Corporates, Bad for IT Vendors

Eric Savitz in a Barron's Online blog reports that on Wednesday the SEC approved new guidance on how to implement Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act. Section 404 is the portion of SarbOx that required CEOs to sign off on the documentation and effectiveness of internal controls and processes that affect significant transactions.

May 24, 2007 by

Splunk 3.0 drills deeper into IT data

Splunk continues to ramp up what it calls an "IT search engine," which captures log data and other kinds of information that can help identify problems and provide proof of compliance with various regulations, such as Sarbanes-Oxley and the Payment Card Industry standard.

May 23, 2007 by

All eyes on Accenture kickback case

commentary Eyebrows were no doubt raised in Canberra last week after the US Department of Justice (DoJ) threw its weight behind a case that takes Accenture, Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems to task over alleged kickbacks when working together on big US government procurement deals.

May 6, 2007 by

Follow the sun, not Sarbanes-Oxley

New models of efficient computing are being held back by accountancy and financial rules. Now what's needed are new ways of thought

April 12, 2007

Ten Commandments for IT

If Sarbanes-Oxley can make randomly stupid rules for IT such as 'all updates must be charged for', then so can I. Here are ten to be getting on with.

January 19, 2007 by

Avoiding Apple's n-come tax

Apple says it's illegal to give upgrades away. Even at two dollars, that's a serious charge

January 19, 2007

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