Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Basel IT Cost Higher Than Projected

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.



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



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.



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
Electronic Data Systems.



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