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Conclusion: Standards Australia has developed and published the Australian Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Governance Standard1, the first government driven ICT Governance Standard in the world. This provides an opportunity for ICT dependent organisations to revisit their ICT governance and confirm it meets agreed good practice. It is ...
Section: Content | Category: Governance & Planning | Date: Thursday, 28 August 2008 | Hits: 422
Conclusion: CIOs who sit back and wait for their executive teams to implement ICT governance are putting their own careers at risk. While business leaders continue to misunderstand measures of ICT performance CIOs face two perennial problems: good performance may go completely unrecognised while CIOs may be blamed for failures that are totally outside ...
Section: Content | Category: Governance & Planning | Date: Thursday, 28 August 2003 | Hits: 460
Conclusion: IT related governance processes in a federated business model, i.e. where autonomous business units or divisions have own IT staff and resources, must focus on what is needed to achieve the strategic objectives of the organisation and at the same time help each unit achieve its potential. The governance processes typically presume each ...
Section: Content | Category: Governance & Planning | Date: Wednesday, 28 February 2007 | Hits: 449
Conclusion: For CIOs sustaining effective IT Governance in an organisation is hard work, principally because most senior managers are preoccupied with meeting their performance targets and have little time to come to grips with the nuances of IT Governance. Helping these managers understand their role so they become informed participants in governance ...
Section: Content | Category: Governance & Planning | Date: Monday, 28 November 2005 | Hits: 478
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... and competition dynamics or responding to market changes too slowly were common missteps. Observations: Having a clear delineation between management and governance can assist in ensuring that the appropriate rigour and focus is applied to evaluating, directing and monitoring transformational programs. Governance groups need to ensure that the membership, ...
Section: Content | Category: Governance & Planning | Date: Sunday, 31 May 2015 | Hits: 552
... primarily focuses on in-house service improvement, but lacks the mechanisms to handle outsourcing arrangements whereby, failure to meet services levels would lead to legal and financial ramifications. To improve ITIL governance, the following critical issues must be addressed: Lack of Quality Assurance (QA) test environment to minimise service ...
Section: Content | Category: Operations & Service Delivery | Date: Monday, 30 September 2013 | Hits: 1807
... were ICT-based projects, which are known to be higher risk than other project types and are placed under greater scrutiny. Astute CIOs have a clearly defined strategy and process for review of projects under their purview. Observations: IBRS has observed increased interest in architecture governance in contemporary practice in Australia. Last ...
Section: Content | Category: Governance & Planning | Date: Thursday, 26 April 2012 | Hits: 762
... project resources and delays decision making; Micro-management which draws the Steering Committee away from the governance issues that it should be addressing and undermines the authority of the project manager; A focus on operational issues rather than issues relating to providing guidance and direction to the project manager; An excessive ...
Section: Content | Category: Governance & Planning | Date: Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | Hits: 388

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