Board of Directors

With Sarbanes-Oxley and new stock market rules, companies are looking to discount the stereotype that tech CEOs pack their boards with cronies. That's why you'll see more outsiders on such boards these days. But only a fraction of companies say their boards are kept in the loop on technology projects and few give proper consideration to IT governance. Yet experts say many of the scandals of recent years could have been avoided with boards made up of people with different backgrounds and different experiences.


Articles

Undervaluing the Need for Risk Management Is Risky

As recently as last week, Yale University behavioral economics professor Robert Shiller told reporters the current mess in the financial markets results in part from a failure to manage risk. Last More >

If Sarbanes-Oxley Was No More, Not Much Would Change

Since the Sarbanes-Oxley Act became law in 2002, there have been countless calls for the law to be toned down or repealed. For awhile after the November elections, they even seemed to get louder. More >

New FAR Will Make Compliance Central to Government Contracts

Though they may not grow to love it as much as the Federal Acquisition Service's assistant commissioner for acquisition management has, anyone contracting with the federal government or contemplating More >

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Interviews

The Best First Steps for Information Governance

Sunil Soares, director of Information Governance at IBM, continues his conversation with IT Business Edge's Loraine Lawson by explaining how companies can get started with information governance and More >

Information Governance (Finally!) Moving into Business

Sunil Soares, director of information governance at IBM, is author of the book "Selling Information Governance to the Business: Best Practices by Industry and Job Function." Soares recently spoke More >

The Time Has Come for Compliance Management

Carl Weinschenk spoke to Dan Dearing, group director of Mobile Strategies for BoxTone, about compliance automation and why it's a necessary step.   According to Dearing, the proliferation of More >

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Resource centers

Business Intelligence

Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making

SOA

SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data

Editor's Choice

Top Five DevOps and Ops Team Challenges for 2015

Security Staffing

Explore the five challenges teams need to address – from cultural changes and shifting ownership to hybrid environment complications, as well as steps to take now that will help teams overcome future challenges.

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The Right Way to Do the Hybrid Cloud

Tata Communications Launches Global Cloud Network

With Lollipop, Android Tries to Lick Its Security Problems

The ‘Black Box’ Era of IT

 

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