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, Kundra raised the
bar by making government data more readily accessible to its residents,
leveraging pre-existing Web 2.0 technologies like Facebook and YouTube.
Federal agencies are now banding together to plan for how they are going to
provide this information in an open, standardized ma... (more)
How can you turn the U.S. 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 internal corporate filing workflow which will both boost compliance and
Today, Strategies for Success
Document management is based on applying the principles of structured content
— documents that have been chunked into meaningful component parts and
tagged in a systematic fashion. In the case of the corporate financial
reporting proces... (more)
Bowne & Co’s Rob Blake to Speak at KC’s Event on XBRL Part II ...
PR.com (press release), NY
New York, NY, February 28, 2009 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Congress, the
leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts recently announced that Rob
Blake, Senior Director of Interactive Services and founding member of
XBRL.ORG, Bowne & Co., Inc. will ...
Mapping the Market Genome
RGE Monitor, NY
I was invited to speak on Friday at the XBRL Risk Governance Forum, hosted by
the IBM Data Governance Council. Having said that, most everyone is going to
be tempted to yawn and stop reading further. Don’t. Within the work of this
Forum are the seeds ...
XBRL Risk Reporting Initiative Moving Forward
Securities Industry News (subscription), NY
By Chris Kentouris The IBM Data Governance Council has asked for industry
assistance in creating by year-end an extensible business reporting language
(XBRL) taxonomy for the reporting of risk by financial firms. The data
governance group in December ...