Freedom of information in law
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Freedom of information in law

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In June 2006 nearly 70 countries had freedom of information legislations applying to information held by government bodies and in certain circumstances to private bodies. In 19 of these countries the freedom of information legislation also applied to private bodies Access to information was increasingly recognized as a prerequisite for transparency and accountability of governments, as a facilitating consumers’ ability to make informed choices, and as safeguarding citizens against mismanagement and corruption. This has led an increasing number of countries to enact freedom of information legislation in the past 10 years
IT/Computer Science Professional bodies & their main functions
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IT/Computer Science Professional bodies & their main functions

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A professional body is a group of people in a learned occupation who are entrusted with maintaining control or oversight of the legitimate practice of the occupation. Professionals and professional bodies have a crucial role to play as part of the regulatory landscape. Professional body membership gives the public, the sector and government assurance that services are being delivered by qualified and expert professionals who are self-regulating based on a code of professional practice (or conduct) that they have developed.
Outsourcing IT/Computer Science Services
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Outsourcing IT/Computer Science Services

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Outsourcing is a contractual arrangement under which a client hands over a certain business function to a supplier This usually includes planning, management, and operation of this function Very common in some situations: few people generate their own electricity or drill their own wells Logic is that a company specializing in a particular area, e.g. catering or office cleaning, is probably better at it
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Contracts in Computer Science

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A contract is simply an agreement between two or more persons. Essentials of a contract: a) Offer and Acceptance. In order to create a valid contract, there must be a ‘lawful offer’ by one party and ‘lawful acceptance’ of the same by the other party.