Approaching technical Nirvana

Approaching technical Nirvana

I have been an avid user, sysadmin and developer of Linux and UNIX systems since the mid-nineties. I have spent endless hours in religion-like discussions on whether closed source software is for better or worse. I never thought that Microsoft would embrace Free Open Source Software (FOSS). Early this month, Microsoft released the Anniversary update on ...

Why you shouldn’t outsource the G and the R

Why you shouldn’t outsource the G and the R

Illustration borrowed from gapingvoid.com. The concept «outsourcing» came from American Glossary ‘outside resourcing’ and it dates back to at least 1981. Outsourcing is an arrangement in which one company provides services for another company that could also have been provided in-house. «Governance, Risk Management and Compliance» («GRC» for short) is however, a relatively new term. ...