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Descriptions of external links imported from my previous website, which was active until around April 2007.

This entry, which describes an external link, was imported from my old website which is now defunct. I’ve therefore given it an artificial post date of 1 August 2002. Despite its title, this report can be seen as the third in the Building the new Regulator series issued by the Financial Services Authority. It was […] Read more

This entry, which describes an external link, was imported from my old website which is now defunct. I’ve therefore given it an artificial post date of 1 August 2002. Edited by James Pickford, this book is a collection of chapters by different authors that first appeared as a series in the Financial Times. The chapters […] Read more

This entry, which describes an external link, was imported from my old website which is now defunct. I’ve therefore given it an artificial post date of 1 August 2002. http://www.tafkac.org/faq2k/compute_86.html is an interesting web page debunking the popular legend that the term bug was invented by Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper.

This entry, which describes an external link, was imported from my old website which is now defunct. I’ve therefore given it an artificial post date of 1 August 2002. This special interest group provides a forum for research on spreadsheets. Its website is at http://www.eusprig.org and includes an excellent collection of spreadsheet horror stories. EuSpRIG […] Read more

This entry, which describes an external link, was imported from my old website which is now defunct. I’ve therefore given it an artificial post date of 1 August 2002. The FSA is restructuring the prudential and systems and controls material in the Handbook, because of the implementation of the Capital Requirements Directive. The details of […] Read more

This entry, which describes an external link, was imported from my old website which is now defunct. I’ve therefore given it an artificial post date of 1 August 2002. This is the precursor to the Building the new Regulator series of reports issued by the Financial Services Authority. It describes the FSA’s statutory objectives and […] Read more

This entry, which describes an external link, was imported from my old website which is now defunct. I’ve therefore given it an artificial post date of 1 August 2002. One of the reasons that operational risk is a hot topic nowadays is that the Basel 2 agreement will include capital requirements for operational risk for […] Read more

This entry, which describes an external link, was imported from my old website which is now defunct. I’ve therefore given it an artificial post date of 1 August 2002. http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/pers-us/uspers-h/g-hoppr.htm has a brief bography of Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, including a picture of the first ever computer bug.

This entry, which describes an external link, was imported from my old website which is now defunct. I’ve therefore given it an artificial post date of 1 August 2002. Somewhat unexpectedly, some of the most interesting and useful work on spreadsheet errors and auditing is currently coming out of HM Customs and Excise. They have […] Read more

This entry, which describes an external link, was imported from my old website which is now defunct. I’ve therefore given it an artificial post date of 1 August 2002. This Policy statement reports on the main issues arising from Consultation paper 142 (‘Operational risk systems and controls’) published in July 2002. It can be found […] Read more

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