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Singapore businesses encouraged to share datasets via new platform

Businesses operating in Singapore are being encouraged to make their datasets searchable on a new central platform in a bid to better publicise available datasets and enable the information to be put to use by others. 29 Oct 2014

Digital disconnect in innovation can be traced to complex legacy IT issues, says expert

Existing legacy arrangements underpinned by a complex web of contracts may be slowing down the adoption of new digital technology by some businesses, an expert has said. 29 Oct 2014

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    Businesses and outsourcing suppliers often face problems that cause commercial harm but are not serious enough to merit using contractual remedies, which are usually confined to damages claims or contract termination. 

  • RSS: the legal issues

    This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in April 2008. To most people, RSS stands for 'Really Simple Syndication'. It is growing in popularity. It is a means of sharing content – usually...

  • AJAX: the legal issues

    This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in July 2008. AJAX is short for Asynchronous JavaScript and XML. It makes web pages more responsive by exchanging small amounts of data with the...

  • Website compliance: 10 tips

    This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in March 2008. Every organisation is obliged to ensure that its website complies with what seems to be a never-ending volume of legislation....

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    This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in February 2008. Have you ascertained the notices and disclaimers that you need to include?   Have you incorporated your terms and conditions? (S...

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    This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in February 2008. Where a business needs bespoke software solutions, the rights and obligations of a software developer and of the business (the...

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EMA to investigate reports that software issue may have affected accuracy of clinical trials

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has confirmed that it is looking into recent reports that a widely-used clinical data software package may have introduced inaccuracies into clinical trials, according to Reuters. 16 Oct 2014

BYOD creates potential software licensing issue for businesses, new government guidance warns

Organisations that allow staff to carry out work tasks on their own personal mobile devices should review their software supplier agreements to make sure they permit use of the software on those devices, according to new government guidance. 07 Oct 2014

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