SOX Compliance: Time Running Out on SEC Survey

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The SEC Advisory Committee on Smaller Public Companies is asking executives to comment on the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act by August 31, 2005. Executives from Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) should watch very carefully for the results of this survey. Currently, the potential costs associated with SOX compliance can negatively impact IPO or M&A …

Future-Proofing the Northern Virginia Business Infrastructure

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This post continues the previous discussion about what can be done to recover from the BRAC Recommendation. Trade associations should start the planning process now for Universal Business Language (UBL) implementation. Supporting UBL initiatives provide a way to “future-proof” the Business-to-Business and Business-to-Government infrastructures in Northern Virginia. If the recommendations of the BRAC report are …

Fire Up the Engines of Innovation

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A number of people in Northern Virginia have asked me what should be done about the DOD BRAC Report. The answer is to look for opportunities in new high tech areas like the Semantic Web and the Hydrogen Economy. Move away from end-to-end or enterprise applications. Concentrate on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). Executives from …

The Discussion Continues

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Welcome to the first post of the Semantic Viewpoint’s RSS Forum. This forum has been created to facilitate the next-generation conversation of productivity growth. Executives from Small and Medium-sized Enterprises will find information that they can use to enhance the performance of their teams without breaking the bank. The Semantic Viewpoint’s RSS Forum continues the …