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Joy of SOX: Why Sarbanes-Oxley and Services Oriented Architecture May be the Best Thing That Ever Happened to You
     

Joy of SOX: Why Sarbanes-Oxley and Services Oriented Architecture May be the Best Thing That Ever Happened to You

by Hugh Taylor
 

  • The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) was passed in 2002 in response to a series of high-profile corporate scandals and requires that public companies implement internal controls over financial reporting, operations, and assets; these controls depend heavily on installing or improving information technology and business methods
  • Written by one of the most

Overview

  • The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) was passed in 2002 in response to a series of high-profile corporate scandals and requires that public companies implement internal controls over financial reporting, operations, and assets; these controls depend heavily on installing or improving information technology and business methods
  • Written by one of the most visible personalities on the tech-biz side of the SOX discussion, this highly readable, engaging book provides a clear road map for integrating SOX compliance into the fabric of everyday IT infrastructure and business practice
  • Shows the reader how to leverage and use service-oriented architecture (SOA), a set of technologies that enables interoperation of heterogeneous computer systems, to achieve the level of internal controls over IT that SOX mandates

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"an engaging and thought provoking book" (Information Age, December 2006)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471772743
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/03/2006
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.65(d)

Meet the Author

Hugh Taylor is Vice President of Marketing at SOA Software, the leading provider of management and security solutions for enterprise service-oriented architecture. He is the co-author, with Eric Pulier, of Understanding Enterprise SOA (Manning, 2005). The author of more than a dozen articles and papers on the subject of web services and service-oriented architecture, Taylor is an authority on business process management, SOA, and compliance issues. Taylor received his B.A. degree, Magna Cum Laude from Harvard College in 1988 and his M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School in 1992. He lives in Los Angeles.

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