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Most Recent Governance And Risk

Open Source Takes over the World...

August 15, 2006 |
The latest from IDC is that the trend toward open source software is pervasive, invading nearly 75 percent of organizations and in production in more than half of them.   The analyst firm
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Hardware, Linux Support Becoming More Transparent

August 14, 2006 |
HP's announcement that it plans to support the Debian Linux distro for some of its server products reflects what may be a growing trend of hardware vendors bypassing Linux OS partners and just
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New Sarbox Deadline for Small Business?

August 11, 2006 |
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission really is listening. Earlier this week, the commission proposed delaying the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance deadline for companies with a market value of less
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Keep an Eye on Asterisk

August 10, 2006 |
Yesterday the news broke that open source VC firm Matrix Partners offered Digium, Inc. $13.8 million in first-round funding -- and Digium accepted. So what? The telephony company isn't the first to
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London Likes the Sarbox Effect

August 09, 2006 |
U.S. public companies loathe it, at least one U.S. legislator says it's killing the economy because so many companies are delisting or deciding not to list in the first place, members of the
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Apple and the Revolving Open Source Door

August 08, 2006 |
Apple Computer upset many software developers earlier this year when it decided to close the source code for its Mac OS X x86 kernel. That company execs came off as unconcerned when an open source
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Sarbox Compliance: A Small Price to Pay

August 07, 2006 |
This morning we uncovered an anomaly: a column from Times Online that praised the Sarbanes-Oxley reporting requirements and concluded that any increase in headaches or admin costs that compliance
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Sarbox Volunteers?

August 04, 2006 |
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center -- a public, nonprofit health care organization -- is proclaiming itself to be the first such organization to voluntarily attain compliance with the
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Growing Opposition to GPL v3

August 03, 2006 |
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) released the second draft of GNU General Public License v3 for public comment late last month, and some of the biggest players in open source have big problems with
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A Matter of Perspective

August 02, 2006 |
Is the now four-year-old Sarbanes-Oxley Act a burden or a benefit? It all depends on how you view it.   For example, last week we mentioned a study from a University of Chicago professor that
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