Joe McKendrick

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Joe McKendrick is an author and independent analyst who tracks the impact of information technology on management and markets. Joe is co-author, along with 16 leading industry leaders and thinkers, of the SOA Manifesto, which outlines the values and guiding principles of service orientation. He speaks frequently on cloud, data, and enterprise computing topics at industry events and Webcasts. As an independent analyst, he has authored numerous research reports in partnership with Forbes Insights and Unisphere Research, a division of Information Today, Inc. In a previous life, Joe served as director of the Administrative Management Society (AMS), an international professional association dedicated to advancing knowledge within the IT and business management fields. He is a graduate of Temple University.

Joe McKendrick is an independent consultant, editor and speaker. Joe has performed project work (white papers, articles, blogs, research and presentations) for the following companies in the IT marketspace: CBS Interactive/CNET/ZDNet (this blog) ebizQ Evans Data Gartner IBM Informatica IDC Microsoft Systinet/HP Teradata Unisphere Reseach, a division of Information Today, Inc. WebLayers Joe has also performed research work for the following sponsoring organizations in partnership with Unisphere Research, a division of Information Today, Inc. IBM Luminex Noetix Oracle Corp. Teradata Informatica International Oracle Users Group Oracle Applications Users Group Professional Association for SQL Server International DB2 Users Group International Sybase Users Group SHARE (IBM large systems users group)

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Goodbye, SOX?

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 in Banking

Response to financial crisis may mean more IT work ahead

Response to financial crisis may mean more IT work ahead

Governments all across the world are responding to the current financial crisis with a range of nationalization initiatives, and increased support of various parts of the financial services industry through guarantees and pumping in increased liquidity.You know what it means when there's more government involvement with enterprises.

October 12, 2008 by in Banking

Expect better: IT Partner Bill of Rights

Expect better: IT Partner Bill of Rights

No question about it, the information technology business is global in reach and implementation. And while working with an IT partner in the same city can be painful enough, working with a partner 12 time zones away is fraught with risk and uncertainty.

April 7, 2009 by in Banking