Rethinking Financial Regulation: Simple Transparency, Open Source ...
Next Big Future, CA
Today, nearly 50 companies report their information in XBRL to the SEC. XBRL
stands for eXtensible Business Reporting Language. It is a version of XML. A
few years ago, when banking regulators started requiring filings in XBRL from
its member banks, ...
Program to culminate in Pacific Rim Summit and Workshop, July 28-30, 2009
WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire/ — XBRL US announced today an internship
program for emerging XBRL practitioners as part of a summit and workshop in
San Francisco on July 28-30, 2009. The event will assemble a rapidly growing
community of professionals from around the Pacific Rim region who are
implementing the XBRL business reporting standard in both the public and
Interns from several countries will work alongside members of the XBRL US
consortium’s development team in New York City, usin... (more)
REMINDER: 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 ...
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 mo... (more)
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 Columbi... (more)