This important new book - 'IT Governance: Guidelines for Directors' provides directors, executives, managers and professional advisers with clear,pragmatic guidelines for ensuring that IT and the business work together for thesamestrategic objectives.
This book was written with two objectives. First, as a guide to a number of the detailed areas that are important for practitioners to think through when creating an IT governance framework, and second, to provide a detailed companion to "IT Governance: Guidelines for Directors."
This new book sets out for managers, executives and IT professionals the practical steps necessary to meet today's corporate and IT governance requirements. It provides practical guidance on how board executives and IT professionals can navigate, integrate and deploy to best corporate and commercial advantage the most widely used frameworks and standards.
This pocket guide provides you with an insider's detailed description of Accenture's IT governance policy and details its governance structure. It shows how effective IT governance links IT strategy and IT decisions to Accenture's business strategy and business priorities. Following the best practices approach set out in this pocket guide serves as an ideal starting point for any organisation with ambitions to achieve excellence.
Studies have shown that a company's share price is often linked to how well governed the company is, providing board members with a strong financial incentive to maintain good corporate governance practices. Yet what may constitute good governance will vary across different countries and companies, and there is no 'one size fits all' model of corporate governance. Corporate Governance will help you to become familiar with the principles and practice of good governance appropriate to your company, enabling you to uphold those standards that will improve your corporate reputation while providing reassurance to market regulators. For directors of companies of all shapes and sizes, this is essential reading, and will answer all your questions on what good corporate governance means for you, your company's reputation and its share price.
The emergence of ISO/IEC 38500 OCo the international standard for the corporate governance of information and communication technology OCo puts boards around the world in a position from which they can take effective action to apply core governance principles to their information and communication technology."
provide management and directors of companies, both private and public, with a reference work on the most important principles of corporate governance. It discusses the requirements of the Companies act, the recommendations of the 2002 King Report and recent requirements for directors of public-sector enterprises. Throughout the author makes clear how the relevant principles can be practically and progressively implemented.
Green IT in Practice, Second edition provides guidance on how to implement a Green IT programme. It will help you to formulate a Green IT policy, curb demand for data storage capacity, and lower the electricity consumption of the datacentre.
This book is a revised edition of the best selling title Implementing IT Governance (ISBN 978 90 8753 119 5).For trainers free additional material of this book is available. This can be found under the "Training Material" tab. Log in with your trainer account to access the material.In all enterprises around the world, the issues, opportunities and challenges of aligning IT more closely with the organization and effectively governing an organization s IT investments, resources, major initiatives and superior uninterrupted service is becoming a major concern of the Board and executive management. An integrated and comprehensive approach to the alignment, planning, execution and governance of I...
"Written for managers, this addresses how they should comply with best practice on the security, confidentiality and integrity of data stored on IT systems." -The Times "Should be read by every computer professional with responsibility for security." -IMIS JournalThe development of IT governance - which recognizes the convergence between business and IT management - makes it essential for managers at all levels and in organizations of all sizes to understand how best to deal with information security risks. Also, the Turnbull report on company risk management (alongside laws and regulations throughout the OECD) gives company directors a legal responsibility to act on computer and information security.Containing the latest revisions to BS7799 and ISO17799, this book guides business managers through the issues involved in achieving ISO certification in Information Security Management and covers all aspects of data security.