IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance:

Control Objectives


February 8, 2011  9:21 PM

Governing IT: Setting Control Objectives – Part VIII



Posted by: Robert Davis
Acquire and Implement, Availability, COBIT Domains, Confidentiality, Control Objectives, Deliver and Support, Effectiveness, Efficiency, Integrity, MIS, Monitor and Evaluate, Plan and Organize, Planning Committee, Reliability, Risk Management

IT goals election as well as information systems design, implementation, and maintenance are bound by IT objectives. Performing an IT maturity assessment can assist in determining where improvements are most needed. Subsequently, IT control objectives selection conveys what is considered...

February 4, 2011  11:07 PM

Governing IT: Setting Control Objectives – Part VII



Posted by: Robert Davis
Acquire and Implement, Availability, COBIT Domains, Confidentiality, Control Objectives, Deliver and Support, Effectiveness, Efficiency, Integrity, MIS, Monitor and Evaluate, Plan and Organize, Planning Committee, Reliability, Risk Management

“An [entity's] Management Information System...


February 1, 2011  9:04 PM

Governing IT: Setting Control Objectives – Part VI



Posted by: Robert Davis
Acquire and Implement, Availability, COBIT Domains, Confidentiality, Control Objectives, Deliver and Support, Effectiveness, Efficiency, Integrity, Monitor and Evaluate, Plan and Organize, Planning Committee, Reliability, Risk Management

Reflective of ensuring effective IT control objectives, undertaking IT risk management provides the framework that enables future activity to take place in a consistent and controlled manner. ...


January 28, 2011  10:07 PM

Governing IT: Setting Control Objectives – Part V



Posted by: Robert Davis
Acquire and Implement, Availability, COBIT Domains, Confidentiality, Control Objectives, Deliver and Support, Effectiveness, Efficiency, Integrity, Monitor and Evaluate, Plan and Organize, Planning Committee, Reliability

Using SWOT, each IT objectives analysis team member should have conversations with at least four other individuals from the entity to solicit their situational assessment of the current state of IT controls. At a minimum, the four individuals -- queried independently by each team member involved...


January 25, 2011  9:53 PM

Governing IT: Setting Control Objectives – Part IV



Posted by: Robert Davis
Acquire and Implement, Availability, COBIT Domains, Confidentiality, Control Objectives, Deliver and Support, Effectiveness, Efficiency, Integrity, Monitor and Evaluate, Plan and Organize, Planning Committee, Reliability

COBIT enables an entity to set clear control objectives for IT through the combining of previously discussed individual IT design and operational areas. Specifically, the eight IT managerial areas are grouped into four...


January 21, 2011  10:08 PM

Governing IT: Setting Control Objectives – Part III



Posted by: Robert Davis
Acquire and Implement, Availability, COBIT Domains, Confidentiality, Control Objectives, Deliver and Support, Effectiveness, Efficiency, Integrity, Monitor and Evaluate, Plan and Organize, Planning Committee, Reliability

IT planning, organization, acquisition, implementation, delivery, support, monitoring, and evaluation are baseline IT subjects that embrace core managerial responsibilities as conceived by Henri Fayol. Categorically, IT related planning,...


January 18, 2011  5:52 PM

Governing IT: Setting Control Objectives – Part II



Posted by: Robert Davis
Acquire and Implement, Availability, COBIT Domains, Confidentiality, Control Objectives, Deliver and Support, Effectiveness, Efficiency, Integrity, Monitor and Evaluate, Plan and Organize, Planning Committee, Reliability

General managerial objectives, such as maintaining satisfactory performance levels, can be translated into detail IT objectives defining acceptable IT configuration characteristics. The primary purpose of these detailed IT configuration objectives is to guide IT...


January 14, 2011  7:06 PM

Governing IT: Setting Control Objectives – Part I



Posted by: Robert Davis
Availability, Confidentiality, Control Objectives, Effectiveness, Efficiency, Integrity, Planning Committee, Reliability

Reducing IT related errors, mistakes, omissions, irregularities, and illegal acts should be an explicit policy of every passive or...


April 22, 2010  6:34 PM

Achieving Not-for-profit Organizational Objectives through IT Governance Deployment – Part V



Posted by: Robert Davis
COBIT, Control Objectives, Control Objectives for Information and related Technology, E-Governance, Educational Institutions, Enterprise Governance, Entity Governance, Governance Tree, Government Agencies, ICT, Information and Communication Technology, Information Systems Audit and Control Association, ISACA, IT Governance Institute, IT Infrastructure Library, IT Service Management, ITG, ITGI, ITSM, Non-profit, Not-for-profit, Organizational Formation, Service Delivery, Value Delivery, Value Realization

Regarding supplemental value delivery design and development assistance, the Davis’ ‘Governance Tree’ offers a conceptual frame of reference for defining IT governance practices from an information and communication perspective; therefore enabling...


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