Posted by: Robert Davis
CISM, Decision Theory, Fiduciary Responsibility, Framework, Governance Tree, Information Security Governance, Information Security Management, Information Theory, ISG, ISM, Node, Stakeholder
Depending on an entity’s technological advancement, information may be conveyed and received through visual, auditory, as well as sensation receptors that enable current or future processing of presented information for decisional application. The list of communicated expectations extends to acceptable organizational structures, financing sources, and business behaviors. Nonetheless, governance influence may be limited to a particular nodal type.
Governance Tree structural behavior should be studied as an open system that continually interacts with the external and internal environment through functionally adaptive mechanisms permitting perceived mission corrections. Organizational interactions exist in various forms, including strategic, operational, and compliance mandates. An active Governance Tree node must accurately forecast standard events impacting organizational plans or face the possibility of elimination or consolidation. Furthermore, stagnant items within a dynamic Governance Tree node will typically cease to significantly sway decisions over time.
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