IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance:

Educational Institutions


June 7, 2010  6:01 PM

Not-for-profit Value Delivery – Part II



Posted by: Robert Davis
Educational Institutions, Enterprise Governance, Entity Governance, Governance Tree, Government Agencies, ICT, IT Service Management, ITG, ITSM, Performance Measurement, Strategic Planning, Value Delivery

Reflective of ISACA’s Val IT framework; value is complex, contextual, and dynamic. Influencing value is individual perception. In regard to entity...

June 3, 2010  7:01 PM

Not-for-profit Value Delivery – Part I



Posted by: Robert Davis
Educational Institutions, Enterprise Governance, Governance Tree, Government Agencies, ICT, IT Service Management, ITG, ITSM, Performance Measurement, Strategic Planning, Value Delivery

As with links in a metal chain hoisting precious cargo, ensuring appropriate IT tensile strength for the organizational environment is important to achieving entity objectives. Nevertheless, considering that acquiring and maintaining IT resources have costs, IT assets must produce benefits from...


May 31, 2010  8:26 PM

Not-for-profit Strategic Alignment – Part VIII



Posted by: Robert Davis
Educational Institutions, Enterprise Governance, Entity Governance, Governance Tree, Government Agencies, ICT, IT Service Management, ITG, ITSM, Performance Measurement, Strategic Planning, Value Delivery

Strategic design is generally developed in sequential order -- whether or not management has a formal or informal strategic planning system. To gain an understanding of the processes and to...


May 27, 2010  7:03 PM

Not-for-profit Strategic Alignment – Part VII



Posted by: Robert Davis
Educational Institutions, Enterprise Governance, Entity Governance, Governance Tree, Government Agencies, ICT, IT Service Management, ITG, ITSM, Performance Measurement, Strategic Planning, Value Delivery

Where optimal value to customers is an adopted strategic objective, depending on managerial acumen, IT can create a service advantage when acquired, designed, developed and/or deployed to provide exceptional...


May 24, 2010  5:39 PM

Not-for-profit Strategic Alignment – Part VI



Posted by: Robert Davis
Educational Institutions, Enterprise Governance, Entity Governance, Governance Tree, Government Agencies, ICT, IT Service Management, ITG, ITSM, Performance Measurement, Strategic Planning, Value Delivery

Controls are the activities increasing certainty that plans are achieving the desired objective. The dispersed nature of IT limits the...


May 20, 2010  4:56 PM

Not-for-profit Strategic Alignment – Part V



Posted by: Robert Davis
Educational Institutions, Enterprise Governance, Entity, Governance, Governance Tree, Government Agencies, ICT, IT Service Management, ITG, ITSM, Performance Measurement, Strategic Alignment, Strategic Planning, Value Delivery

Managers of not-for-profit organizational formations should continual seek conformation that IT is delivering reliable services supporting the entity’s strategic design for accomplishing adopted objectives. Strategic alignment is ensured when appropriate controls are deployed under an effective...


May 17, 2010  6:36 PM

Not-for-profit Strategic Alignment – Part IV



Posted by: Robert Davis
Educational Institutions, Enterprise Governance, Entity Governance, Governance Tree, Government Agencies, ICT, IT Service Management, ITG, ITSM, Performance Measurement, Strategic Planning, Value Delivery

Lack of transparency in objectives will lead to uncertainty in planning, structuring, and staffing an entity and in developing an information and communication control system to measure...


May 13, 2010  5:17 PM

Not-for-profit Strategic Alignment – Part III



Posted by: Robert Davis
Educational Institutions, Enterprise Governance, Entity Governance, Governance Tree, Government Agencies, ICT, IT Service Management, ITG, ITSM, Performance Measurement, Strategic Planning, Value Delivery

The primary task of management is to effectively and efficiently accomplish organizational goals linked to the entity’s overall objectives. Effectiveness refers to the degree to which the goal or objective is achieved. Efficiency refers to maximizing output for a given input. In practice,...


May 10, 2010  6:36 PM

Not-for-profit Strategic Alignment – Part II



Posted by: Robert Davis
Educational Institutions, Enterprise Governance, Entity Governance, Governance Tree, Government Agencies, ICT, IT Service Management, ITG, ITSM, Performance Measurement, Strategic Planning, Value Delivery

Entity strategic plans are derived from entity objectives. Consequently, as a foundational justification for ensuring IT governance deployment, an...


May 6, 2010  6:24 PM

Not-for-profit Strategic Alignment – Part I



Posted by: Robert Davis
Educational Institutions, Enterprise Governance, Entity Governance, Governance Tree, Government Agencies, ICT, IT Service Management, ITG, ITSM, Performance Measurement, Strategic Planning, Value Delivery

Inasmuch as having a sound plan is vital to accomplishing an entity’s mission, developing a strategically aligned information and communication plan is vital to achieving the entity’s objectives for reliability, confidentiality, integrity, availability, and compliance....


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