Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Basel IT Cost Higher Than Projected

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Computerworld ROI
August 30, 2005
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In this issue:

* Basel IT Cost Higher Than Projected
* Sarbanes-Oxley Seen As Biggest IT Time Waster In Poll
* Internet Sieges Can Cost Businesses A Bundle
* Vendors Are Keeping Too Many Rights
* EDS Renegotiates Contracts With U.K. Government

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Basel IT Cost Higher Than Projected

Users and analysts expect Basel II compliance to cost far more than
expected, and fear few benefits will result.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,104212,00.html?nlid=ROI

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Sarbanes-Oxley Seen As Biggest IT Time Waster In Poll

In an online poll conducted by the Share user group in advance of its
semiannual conference in Boston, respondents cited Sarbanes-Oxley
compliance and deployment of unproven technologies as the top two
things that are likely to be ineffective or wasteful uses of IT's
time.

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Internet Sieges Can Cost Businesses A Bundle

Companies doing business on the Web find that when attackers strike,
the balance sheet always takes a hit.

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Vendors Are Keeping Too Many Rights

Opinion: Dan Gillmor thinks vendors are keeping too much control over
the digital content of our lives.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,104180,00.html?nlid=ROI

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EDS Renegotiates Contracts With U.K. Government

The U.K. Department for Work and Pensions will save $324 million per
year through 2010 by renegotiating IT services contracts with
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