Anyone who has moved houses knows there is nothing worse than hauling boxes
and boxes of stuff, only to unpack it all on the other end and discover that
the beloved furniture and knick-knacks do not work in the new place.
Portability is a tricky concept, and moving applications to the cloud is not
much different than moving house. Just as every home is uniquely suited to
certain décor pieces and not to others, every cloud requires certain
specifications. The code and configurations that worked like a charm in one
cloud environment suddenly look like a bull in a china shop when moved to a
The Myth of Cloud Portability
One of the most advertised benefits of moving applications to the cloud is
the so-called portability that the cloud environment offers. The claim is
that enterprises can easily switch cloud jurisdictions whenever they need to
scale up or add... (more)
NEWSWEEK International Editions: Highlights and Exclusives, March ...
SYS-CON Media, NJ
By Diane Mueller How can you turn the US SEC eXtensible Business Reporting
Language (XBRL) mandate’s requirements into an opportunity when making
process improvements to comply? Implement an XBRL-enhanced document
management strategy as part of your ...
When President Obama appointed his new federal CIO, Vivek Kundra, last week,
Kundra announced ambitious plans to "democratize" federal government data by
making it accessible in open formats and in data feeds. His plan calls for
the creation of a single point of access to all public federal information.
The idea is to enable the data to be accessed by developers whose
applications will open up federal data to the sunlight of millions of
citizens by encouraging them to scrutinize how the Recovery Act's dollars
will be spent.
As chief technology officer for the District of Columbia... (more)
CoreFiling Will Provide Insights, Confidence to SEC Filers with ...
Business Wire (press release), CA
Creating an XBRL report involves making a large number of tagging and
definition choices that determine how regulators and investors will interpret
a company’s material disclosures. Touchstone provides an easy way to review
those choices and a robust ...
RETRANSMISSION: XBRL Canada Webinar-Regulatory Filing for Canadian ...
PR-CANADA.net (press release), Montenegro
XBRL Canada will host an interactive webinar April 15 to discuss the impact
of XBRL and IFRS adoption on the regulatory environment for Canadian
companies as seen by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the
Canadian Securities ...