Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)

In early 2005, Computerworld featured an introduction to this model in its QuickStudies.

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Image of CMMI's five levels of maturity

Effective January 1st, 2007, EHUG Expanded Mandatory Information Requirement for Business Correspondence of German Business Entities

The Act on Electronic Commercial Registers and Company Registers (Gesetz über elektronische Handelsregister und Genossenschaftsregister sowie das Unternehmensregister, (EHUG)), has clarified mandatory information requirements in business emails. The mandatory information required by sections 37a, 125a and 177a of the German Commercial Code (HGB), section 80 of the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG), section 35a of the German Limited Liability Company Act (GmbHG) and section 25a of the German Act on Mutual Societies (GenG) must be provided in every form of business correspondence, effective January 1st, 2007.  The information required remains the same as for printed business letters.

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Brick-and-Mortar Stores must have ADA-compliant websites

Based on a recent federal court ruling, businesses with both online and brick-and-mortar outlets are required to operate their web sites in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).