Archive for October, 2007

Gartner’s top 10 for 2008

October 23, 2007

Gartner listed top 10 strategic technologies for 2008:

The report lists the following as the top 10:

  • Green IT
  • Unified Communication
  • Business Process Modeling
  • Metadata Management
  • Virtualization 2.0
  • Mashup and Composite Apps
  • Web Platform and WOA
  • Computing Fabric
  • Real World Web
  • and Social Software

New internal control monitoring guidance by COSO

October 10, 2007

COSO has released the new guidance for companies to conduct ongoing and special purpose minotoring. The new guidance provides the tools and examples that will help companies more thouroughly understand the monitoring component of the IC framework. It also demonstrates how monitoring controls integrates with management’s responsibility to perform 404 assessment in a cost effective way.

The 40 – page draft has been released. COSO is seeking the feedback by Oct. 31.  The final version is scheduled to be released for Q1, 08.

Oracle buys Logical Apps

October 10, 2007

As a step forward to strengthen the GRC leadership, Oracle announced to acquire Logical Apps, a leading compliance vendor for Oracle applications on Oct. 9, 2007