Boston (April 11, 2003) - The Sarbanes-Oxley Act regulating the auditors of public companies is changing the information technology landscape for those companies, reports IT industry analysts AMR Research of Boston.

"Financial reporting is just the beginning," AMR vice president John Hagerty says in an advisory on the company's Web site, www.amrresearch.com. He predicts that the law "could reach back into the bowels of business operations, eventually requiring wholesale systemic change to some operational business processes and the systems that support them"

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