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TechTalk Blog - TRUMP ADMINISTRATION GIVES GREEN LIGHT FOR BUILD-OUT OF XBRL SO WE KNOW WHO, WHEN, WHERE TAXPAYER DOLLARS ARE BEING SPEND BY US GOVERNMENT

Federal Computer Week published a great story on Congressman Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) confirmation hearings as the next OMB Director of the US Government. Congressman Mulvaney (Tea Party Leader in Congress) stressed the importance of getting accurate and useful data in order to inform his and President Donald Trump's decision-making during his confirmation hearings to lead the Office of Management and Budget. "In this age of big data, the government has all this data, but it isn't capable of using it because it can't even talk to itself about the numbers," Mulvaney said at his hearing before the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee


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TechTalk Blog - How to Talk to Investors on Non-Financial Reporting Disclosures to Attract New Capital

According to CERES - while almost half of the 600 largest U.S. public companies communicate with investors about environmental, social and governance issues, they could be doing a much better job of it. One “constant refrain” heard from investors is that “if a company is not talking about its...

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TechTalk Blog - US Securities & Exchange Commission Chairman and US Congress Urge Public Companies to Disclosure Human Capital Metrics to the Capital Markets

IASB IBM IFAC IIA IIRC IMA information technology integrated reporting Internal Control Internet of Things IOSCO IoT IT audit iXBRL KPMG LEI Liv Watson machine readable management accountant Material Risks Maxine Waters metrics Mick Mulvaney Mobile Computing MSNBC NACD NASDAQ New York Times News non financial Non Financial...


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TechTalk Blog - Securities Regulators from Growth and Emerging Markets Seeking Comments on Sustainability Disclosures (CSR/ESG) & Role of Regulator in this Area

IASB IBM IFAC IIA IIRC IMA information technology integrated reporting Internal Control Internet of Things IOSCO IoT IT audit iXBRL KPMG LEI Liv Watson machine readable management accountant Material Risks Maxine Waters metrics Mick Mulvaney Mobile Computing MSNBC NACD NASDAQ New York Times News non financial Non Financial...

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TechTalk Blog - US Government Mandates Machine-Readable Government Financial Reporting Using Data Standard Like XBRL For Better Data Analytics

President Trump on January 14, 2019 signed into law the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking (FEBP) Act ( H.R. 4174 , S. 2046 ), which includes the Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary (OPEN) Government Data Act (Title II). Strategic Finance Magazine published the following article...