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COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

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Enterprises are being encouraged to implement COBIT® to improve their governance of enterprise IT (GEIT) and this is good advice. However, many enterprises are understandably reluctant to undergo such a massive project, or have difficulty obtaining senior management buy-in due to budget, staffing or indecision over benefits. A couple of countries are pursuing COBIT® 5 through legislation or government initiatives, such as Turkey (in financial institutions) and, more recently, Bahrain.

These are undoubtedly useful methods, but what can all the remaining governments and businesses do to improve their GEIT when faced with the above difficulties? There are numerous benefits to COBIT 5, including:

  • Reduced costs
  • IT-business alignment
  • The benefits realization of IT investments
  • The ability to meet regulatory and compliance requirements
  • Reduced IT-related business risk

COBIT 5, therefore, offers enterprises obvious benefits for bringing its processes, practices and activities into day-to-day governance. In North America, the number of enterprises implementing COBIT is quite low, yet arguably, the need for such governance has never been higher.

In my COBIT 5 Foundation classes, I typically exhort the attendees to focus on using COBIT, not implementing it. Why is this an important distinction?

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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Hi everyone. Please tell me what you think - do you use COBIT 5 or any version? How do you benefit from it if you are using it.? Perhaps you are thinking of moving in that direction but aren't sure? Or perhaps you have no interest in leaving COBIT 4.1? Your insights might help others with their decisions. As you can tell from the article I personally like version 5 and think it offers enterprises a lot of value. What do you think? thanks
lewisbLively at 6/24/2015 3:58:17 PM Quote
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Hi, The situations is like this 1. Enterprises who have adopted 4.1 , unless they decide to move on, continue with 4.1. Perhaps some enterprises thinking to switch to 5.0 and making plans to restructure. 2.Enterprises who have not adopted any best practice framework till now use 5.0
Govind258Lively at 6/24/2015 11:15:54 PM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Hi,

As the article title says organizations use COBIT to implement Governance. So using the word Implementing COBIT is not suitable. No one implement Framework like COBIT,  ITIL etc.. We use these framework to implement IT Governance, IT Service Management etc..

Many organizations use COBIT 4.1 and few are ready to move to COBIT 5.0.  The organizations are not ready to use COBIT 5.0 is due to the capability assessment model which bring lower rating compare to CMM approach.

Again when you are setting up your governance you can use multiple framework. COBIT 5.0 covers the end to end IT management and governance. Any organization can adapt COBIT but the key is what is the objective , what problem you are trying to solve or improvement would like to achieve. 

Keep in mind COBIT is overarching framework and it still need other framework /standards like ITIL, ISO 27001 to implement sound governance and management.

So focus on the area of improvement , select those processes and practices. Implement those processes and controls. Then take next set of processes / focus areas






Sreechith.RSocial at 6/25/2015 12:11:39 AM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Hi,
COBIT 5 is much broader in scope and harmonises with the latest thinking and best practices in Governance of Enterprise IT, risk, assurance and control. However, this does not mean that COBIT 4.1 is not relevant. Ideally, the best approach varies from enterprise to enterprise but here are some guidelines based on my experience.
1. If starting fresh on using COBIT, then it is best to get started with COBIT 5.
2. If already using COBIT 4.1, then depending on the need, it is best to consider the changes and plan migration to COBIT 5 in a phased manner. However, they cannot to continue their usage of COBIT 4.1 as long as they derive value.
3. If the enterprises is an SME and they have employees with expertise of COBIT 4.1, then they can make a beginning with COBIT 4.1 as relevant to them.

It is important to remember that value of COBIT is in the benefit an enterprise can derive in terms of risk optimisation, resource optimisation or value optimisation. Hence, finally what matters is what value does the usage of COBIT bring to the table. This should be ultimate factor in deciding what version of COBIT to use and to what extent. 

A.Rafeq
Past Member
COBIT 5 Task Force
RafeqEnergizer at 6/25/2015 12:21:57 AM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Thanks for your comments. Either version is useful with of course version 5 being broader in scope and newer. The main thrust of my article though is about getting benefits out of COBIT 5 in the easiest manner possible without major effort. Taking what you can use and using it, now, not tomorrow or some day in the future when budgets or approvals permit. Has anyone used COBIT 5 in this fashion yet? I sure hope so.
lewisbLively at 6/25/2015 2:24:42 PM Quote
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Hi Lewis,

I like the distinction between implementing and using as "implementing" is generally used from an organisational perspective and "using" refers to the individual perspective. Whenever an implementation of best practice such as COBIT 5 is to be done, there definitely has to be a business case and there are many stakeholders involved and based on priorities, quite often implementation takes lower priority as the focus is quite often on the "urgent and important" and not on the "not urgent and important". The top priority in most enterprises is to get things done on short-term basis based on fire-fighting. Hence, any implementation gets into the organisational bureaucracy and tends to get delayed or dropped.

Usage of best practice implies that the employee who is responsible takes ownership and gets buy in from the immediate stakeholders as required and starts using by implementing in their own area. The budget and red-tape is minimal and this helps in bringing quick returns and also provides excellent expertise and experience to such user/implementer. However, the rewards are limited as the scope is limited but this can catch the attention of the management and becomes a sample case to demonstrate the benefits.

In most cases, the best approach I recommend in my training/consulting is for those who are convinced about the value from COBIT is to "start using it wherever they are, to whatever extent they can" and now is the best time to get going.

In many cases, once the benefits become apparent, it becomes easier to scale up this to broader implementation project.

Although COBIT 5 is designed to provide best rewards when it is implemented from a macro perspective covering all key processes, it can reward the user and enterprise with benefits such as improvement in processes, efficiency, effectiveness, etc. Hence, I generally recommend rather than "wait for things to happen" it is better to "make things happen" in the sphere of influence. For example, an IT professional in charge of outsourcing can use COBIT best practices to review and udpate the SLAs with the vendors. This can help in improvement in services delivered, cost optimisation, user satisfaction, etc. One can select the COBIT 5 best processes as relevant to them, choose practices under them as relevant and use it as a benchmark to evaluate their current status of processes and implement specific practices to bring in improvement. 

A.Rafeq
Past Member,
COBIT 5 Task Force
RafeqEnergizer at 6/26/2015 12:11:38 AM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Ideally, governance issues are addressed on a top-down approach; thus implementing is the ideal way to go. Real life is not always ideal. So, I also find that without all the proper conditions in place, «using» can better the best way of moving forward. I constantly use COBIT in my assignments and get proper support from other involved parties because they are assured the short term goals will be met. I get the satisfaction of knowing that individual steps forward are made in the same direction a full implementation would have lead. So I agree, if you can't fully implement COBIT, simply use it and get executives and colleagues to buy in.
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I consider there's considerable merit in working with clients to mostly illustrate the conceptual model of COBIT in eliciting information which could add to their various methods of cascading goals and objectives into tangible IT ones. This distinction is important, particularly in the UK where there is major on ITL for the lower level processes, for which enterprise-level inputs may not necessarily always be in place. COBIT bridges this gap, and does not mean that a wholesale implementation is required, merely selected components of.
Heathley ClarkeLively at 7/29/2015 9:56:25 AM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Hi Heathley, as I think you are indicating the objective is to make use of COBIT 5, either in part or as a whole. Either can help an enterprise improve their governance. How much really depends on your current level of governance (you might use the COBIT Capability Assessment Program to help determine that) and where you want it to be.
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

We specialize in implementing COBIT 5. Its a great framework to build capability. We use the integrated processes to establish a solid foundation from which we can deliver value. More specifically, we can launch a full or partial implementation of COBIT 5 processes, adapted to a client's specific needs and co-ordinated with the aid of a management system.to drive assignment of work and manage the quality of the work being done.  
peterhillEnergizer at 7/30/2015 1:44:01 PM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

We specialize in implementing COBIT 5. Its a great framework to build capability. We use the integrated processes to establish a solid foundation from which we can deliver value. More specifically, we can launch a full or partial implementation of COBIT 5 processes, adapted to a client's specific needs and co-ordinated with the aid of a management system.to drive assignment of work and manage the quality of the work being done.  
peterhillEnergizer at 7/30/2015 1:44:01 PM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Hi Heathley, as I think you are indicating the objective is to make use of COBIT 5, either in part or as a whole. Either can help an enterprise improve their governance. How much really depends on your current level of governance (you might use the COBIT Capability Assessment Program to help determine that) and where you want it to be.
lewisbLively at 7/30/2015 12:22:22 PM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

I consider there's considerable merit in working with clients to mostly illustrate the conceptual model of COBIT in eliciting information which could add to their various methods of cascading goals and objectives into tangible IT ones. This distinction is important, particularly in the UK where there is major on ITL for the lower level processes, for which enterprise-level inputs may not necessarily always be in place. COBIT bridges this gap, and does not mean that a wholesale implementation is required, merely selected components of.
Heathley ClarkeLively at 7/29/2015 9:56:25 AM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Ideally, governance issues are addressed on a top-down approach; thus implementing is the ideal way to go. Real life is not always ideal. So, I also find that without all the proper conditions in place, «using» can better the best way of moving forward. I constantly use COBIT in my assignments and get proper support from other involved parties because they are assured the short term goals will be met. I get the satisfaction of knowing that individual steps forward are made in the same direction a full implementation would have lead. So I agree, if you can't fully implement COBIT, simply use it and get executives and colleagues to buy in.
M.LambertInfluential at 7/9/2015 12:37:08 PM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Hi Lewis,

I like the distinction between implementing and using as "implementing" is generally used from an organisational perspective and "using" refers to the individual perspective. Whenever an implementation of best practice such as COBIT 5 is to be done, there definitely has to be a business case and there are many stakeholders involved and based on priorities, quite often implementation takes lower priority as the focus is quite often on the "urgent and important" and not on the "not urgent and important". The top priority in most enterprises is to get things done on short-term basis based on fire-fighting. Hence, any implementation gets into the organisational bureaucracy and tends to get delayed or dropped.

Usage of best practice implies that the employee who is responsible takes ownership and gets buy in from the immediate stakeholders as required and starts using by implementing in their own area. The budget and red-tape is minimal and this helps in bringing quick returns and also provides excellent expertise and experience to such user/implementer. However, the rewards are limited as the scope is limited but this can catch the attention of the management and becomes a sample case to demonstrate the benefits.

In most cases, the best approach I recommend in my training/consulting is for those who are convinced about the value from COBIT is to "start using it wherever they are, to whatever extent they can" and now is the best time to get going.

In many cases, once the benefits become apparent, it becomes easier to scale up this to broader implementation project.

Although COBIT 5 is designed to provide best rewards when it is implemented from a macro perspective covering all key processes, it can reward the user and enterprise with benefits such as improvement in processes, efficiency, effectiveness, etc. Hence, I generally recommend rather than "wait for things to happen" it is better to "make things happen" in the sphere of influence. For example, an IT professional in charge of outsourcing can use COBIT best practices to review and udpate the SLAs with the vendors. This can help in improvement in services delivered, cost optimisation, user satisfaction, etc. One can select the COBIT 5 best processes as relevant to them, choose practices under them as relevant and use it as a benchmark to evaluate their current status of processes and implement specific practices to bring in improvement. 

A.Rafeq
Past Member,
COBIT 5 Task Force
RafeqEnergizer at 6/26/2015 12:11:38 AM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Thanks for your comments. Either version is useful with of course version 5 being broader in scope and newer. The main thrust of my article though is about getting benefits out of COBIT 5 in the easiest manner possible without major effort. Taking what you can use and using it, now, not tomorrow or some day in the future when budgets or approvals permit. Has anyone used COBIT 5 in this fashion yet? I sure hope so.
lewisbLively at 6/25/2015 2:24:42 PM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Hi,
COBIT 5 is much broader in scope and harmonises with the latest thinking and best practices in Governance of Enterprise IT, risk, assurance and control. However, this does not mean that COBIT 4.1 is not relevant. Ideally, the best approach varies from enterprise to enterprise but here are some guidelines based on my experience.
1. If starting fresh on using COBIT, then it is best to get started with COBIT 5.
2. If already using COBIT 4.1, then depending on the need, it is best to consider the changes and plan migration to COBIT 5 in a phased manner. However, they cannot to continue their usage of COBIT 4.1 as long as they derive value.
3. If the enterprises is an SME and they have employees with expertise of COBIT 4.1, then they can make a beginning with COBIT 4.1 as relevant to them.

It is important to remember that value of COBIT is in the benefit an enterprise can derive in terms of risk optimisation, resource optimisation or value optimisation. Hence, finally what matters is what value does the usage of COBIT bring to the table. This should be ultimate factor in deciding what version of COBIT to use and to what extent. 

A.Rafeq
Past Member
COBIT 5 Task Force
RafeqEnergizer at 6/25/2015 12:21:57 AM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Hi,

As the article title says organizations use COBIT to implement Governance. So using the word Implementing COBIT is not suitable. No one implement Framework like COBIT,  ITIL etc.. We use these framework to implement IT Governance, IT Service Management etc..

Many organizations use COBIT 4.1 and few are ready to move to COBIT 5.0.  The organizations are not ready to use COBIT 5.0 is due to the capability assessment model which bring lower rating compare to CMM approach.

Again when you are setting up your governance you can use multiple framework. COBIT 5.0 covers the end to end IT management and governance. Any organization can adapt COBIT but the key is what is the objective , what problem you are trying to solve or improvement would like to achieve. 

Keep in mind COBIT is overarching framework and it still need other framework /standards like ITIL, ISO 27001 to implement sound governance and management.

So focus on the area of improvement , select those processes and practices. Implement those processes and controls. Then take next set of processes / focus areas






Sreechith.RSocial at 6/25/2015 12:11:39 AM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Hi, The situations is like this 1. Enterprises who have adopted 4.1 , unless they decide to move on, continue with 4.1. Perhaps some enterprises thinking to switch to 5.0 and making plans to restructure. 2.Enterprises who have not adopted any best practice framework till now use 5.0
Govind258Lively at 6/24/2015 11:15:54 PM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Hi everyone. Please tell me what you think - do you use COBIT 5 or any version? How do you benefit from it if you are using it.? Perhaps you are thinking of moving in that direction but aren't sure? Or perhaps you have no interest in leaving COBIT 4.1? Your insights might help others with their decisions. As you can tell from the article I personally like version 5 and think it offers enterprises a lot of value. What do you think? thanks
lewisbLively at 6/24/2015 3:58:17 PM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Hi,

As the article title says organizations use COBIT to implement Governance. So using the word Implementing COBIT is not suitable. No one implement Framework like COBIT,  ITIL etc.. We use these framework to implement IT Governance, IT Service Management etc..

Many organizations use COBIT 4.1 and few are ready to move to COBIT 5.0.  The organizations are not ready to use COBIT 5.0 is due to the capability assessment model which bring lower rating compare to CMM approach.

Again when you are setting up your governance you can use multiple framework. COBIT 5.0 covers the end to end IT management and governance. Any organization can adapt COBIT but the key is what is the objective , what problem you are trying to solve or improvement would like to achieve. 

Keep in mind COBIT is overarching framework and it still need other framework /standards like ITIL, ISO 27001 to implement sound governance and management.

So focus on the area of improvement , select those processes and practices. Implement those processes and controls. Then take next set of processes / focus areas






Sreechith.RSocial at 6/25/2015 12:11:39 AM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

We specialize in implementing COBIT 5. Its a great framework to build capability. We use the integrated processes to establish a solid foundation from which we can deliver value. More specifically, we can launch a full or partial implementation of COBIT 5 processes, adapted to a client's specific needs and co-ordinated with the aid of a management system.to drive assignment of work and manage the quality of the work being done.  
peterhillEnergizer at 7/30/2015 1:44:01 PM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Hi everyone. Please tell me what you think - do you use COBIT 5 or any version? How do you benefit from it if you are using it.? Perhaps you are thinking of moving in that direction but aren't sure? Or perhaps you have no interest in leaving COBIT 4.1? Your insights might help others with their decisions. As you can tell from the article I personally like version 5 and think it offers enterprises a lot of value. What do you think? thanks
lewisbLively at 6/24/2015 3:58:17 PM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Hi, The situations is like this 1. Enterprises who have adopted 4.1 , unless they decide to move on, continue with 4.1. Perhaps some enterprises thinking to switch to 5.0 and making plans to restructure. 2.Enterprises who have not adopted any best practice framework till now use 5.0
Govind258Lively at 6/24/2015 11:15:54 PM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Hi,
COBIT 5 is much broader in scope and harmonises with the latest thinking and best practices in Governance of Enterprise IT, risk, assurance and control. However, this does not mean that COBIT 4.1 is not relevant. Ideally, the best approach varies from enterprise to enterprise but here are some guidelines based on my experience.
1. If starting fresh on using COBIT, then it is best to get started with COBIT 5.
2. If already using COBIT 4.1, then depending on the need, it is best to consider the changes and plan migration to COBIT 5 in a phased manner. However, they cannot to continue their usage of COBIT 4.1 as long as they derive value.
3. If the enterprises is an SME and they have employees with expertise of COBIT 4.1, then they can make a beginning with COBIT 4.1 as relevant to them.

It is important to remember that value of COBIT is in the benefit an enterprise can derive in terms of risk optimisation, resource optimisation or value optimisation. Hence, finally what matters is what value does the usage of COBIT bring to the table. This should be ultimate factor in deciding what version of COBIT to use and to what extent. 

A.Rafeq
Past Member
COBIT 5 Task Force
RafeqEnergizer at 6/25/2015 12:21:57 AM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Thanks for your comments. Either version is useful with of course version 5 being broader in scope and newer. The main thrust of my article though is about getting benefits out of COBIT 5 in the easiest manner possible without major effort. Taking what you can use and using it, now, not tomorrow or some day in the future when budgets or approvals permit. Has anyone used COBIT 5 in this fashion yet? I sure hope so.
lewisbLively at 6/25/2015 2:24:42 PM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Hi Lewis,

I like the distinction between implementing and using as "implementing" is generally used from an organisational perspective and "using" refers to the individual perspective. Whenever an implementation of best practice such as COBIT 5 is to be done, there definitely has to be a business case and there are many stakeholders involved and based on priorities, quite often implementation takes lower priority as the focus is quite often on the "urgent and important" and not on the "not urgent and important". The top priority in most enterprises is to get things done on short-term basis based on fire-fighting. Hence, any implementation gets into the organisational bureaucracy and tends to get delayed or dropped.

Usage of best practice implies that the employee who is responsible takes ownership and gets buy in from the immediate stakeholders as required and starts using by implementing in their own area. The budget and red-tape is minimal and this helps in bringing quick returns and also provides excellent expertise and experience to such user/implementer. However, the rewards are limited as the scope is limited but this can catch the attention of the management and becomes a sample case to demonstrate the benefits.

In most cases, the best approach I recommend in my training/consulting is for those who are convinced about the value from COBIT is to "start using it wherever they are, to whatever extent they can" and now is the best time to get going.

In many cases, once the benefits become apparent, it becomes easier to scale up this to broader implementation project.

Although COBIT 5 is designed to provide best rewards when it is implemented from a macro perspective covering all key processes, it can reward the user and enterprise with benefits such as improvement in processes, efficiency, effectiveness, etc. Hence, I generally recommend rather than "wait for things to happen" it is better to "make things happen" in the sphere of influence. For example, an IT professional in charge of outsourcing can use COBIT best practices to review and udpate the SLAs with the vendors. This can help in improvement in services delivered, cost optimisation, user satisfaction, etc. One can select the COBIT 5 best processes as relevant to them, choose practices under them as relevant and use it as a benchmark to evaluate their current status of processes and implement specific practices to bring in improvement. 

A.Rafeq
Past Member,
COBIT 5 Task Force
RafeqEnergizer at 6/26/2015 12:11:38 AM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Ideally, governance issues are addressed on a top-down approach; thus implementing is the ideal way to go. Real life is not always ideal. So, I also find that without all the proper conditions in place, «using» can better the best way of moving forward. I constantly use COBIT in my assignments and get proper support from other involved parties because they are assured the short term goals will be met. I get the satisfaction of knowing that individual steps forward are made in the same direction a full implementation would have lead. So I agree, if you can't fully implement COBIT, simply use it and get executives and colleagues to buy in.
M.LambertInfluential at 7/9/2015 12:37:08 PM Quote
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Mayra707Lively at 7/9/2015 12:43:07 PM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

I consider there's considerable merit in working with clients to mostly illustrate the conceptual model of COBIT in eliciting information which could add to their various methods of cascading goals and objectives into tangible IT ones. This distinction is important, particularly in the UK where there is major on ITL for the lower level processes, for which enterprise-level inputs may not necessarily always be in place. COBIT bridges this gap, and does not mean that a wholesale implementation is required, merely selected components of.
Heathley ClarkeLively at 7/29/2015 9:56:25 AM Quote
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RE: COBIT Focus - Using Versus Implementing COBIT 5

Hi Heathley, as I think you are indicating the objective is to make use of COBIT 5, either in part or as a whole. Either can help an enterprise improve their governance. How much really depends on your current level of governance (you might use the COBIT Capability Assessment Program to help determine that) and where you want it to be.
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