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GEIT Framework at Work, Part 5: Confirming the Results

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

COBIT Focus | 2 October 2018

There comes a point in any long-term initiative when the issues have been identified, the mitigation plans developed, the appropriate work products defined, and those products and plans have been implemented. That is where the process described in this series of articles finds itself. In the last installment, the APO13 Manage Security process was fully implemented and stands ready to operate as business as usual. It is often at this stage in a project that those involved congratulate themselves, consider it a job well done and move on to the next initiative. But that would be leaving the project incomplete. Despite all the best efforts, things do not always go according to plan. Therefore, the final step, discussed in this article, is to verify that the process is operating effectively, as evidenced by accomplishment of the process goals and metrics. Read More >>

GEIT Framework at Work, Part 4: Outlining the Work Products

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

COBIT Focus | 17 September 2018

No governance of enterprise IT (GEIT) initiative can be accomplished without careful attention to the work products and the project plan. They are the elements that deliver tangible results from GEIT. This article—the fourth in a 6-part series that looks at the practical application of a GEIT framework—outlines the work that is required to ... Read More >>

Tips for Implementing IT Governance With COBIT 5

By Zachy Olorunojowon

COBIT Focus | 4 September 2018

Underlying the implementation of a number of governance of enterprise IT (GEIT) initiatives are information governance and information management issues such as big data, analytics, information disintermediation, security, privacy, compliance and the need to drive quality decisions based on quality information, among others. Read More >>