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COBIT 5—How to Get Inspired

By Andrey Drozdov, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, COBIT 5 Accredited Trainer

COBIT Focus | 6 August 2018

Even best-in-class frameworks need to be half as inspiring as a good novel—and twice as inspiring for practitioners to read and use them! As a COBIT trainer, I use the following tips on how to capitalize on COBIT for IT governance-related projects and workshops.


Promote COBIT 5 Terminology and Concepts Using Local Language

Promoting the use of COBIT 5 terminology and explanations in the local language is a key success factor for COBIT acceptance among IT and business professionals. The existence of an official ISACA translation is critical for common interpretation and understanding in a local language. Read More >>

GEIT Framework at Work, Part 3: Creating a Project Plan

By Peter C. Tessin, CISA, CRISC, CISM, CGEIT

COBIT Focus | 23 July 2018

Peter C. Tessin There is an old saying about the importance of planning: “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” While the saying has become almost a cliché from years of use, it is essentially true. Very few projects are successful in achieving their goals without the support of a clear, comprehensive, fully defined and approved plan. Read More >>

The Victorian Protective Data Security Framework and COBIT 5

By Syed Salman, CISA

COBIT Focus | 9 July 2018

Syed Salman The amount of data being produced, processed, communicated and stored is larger than ever before. Most people are well aware that information about them is typically held by a variety of organizations ranging from governments to private organizations. The information can be personal in nature, which individuals would not want to have disclosed to others without their express consent. Read More >>