A framework of IT governance ensures your organisation’s IT infrastructure supports and enables the achievement of its corporate strategies and objectives. Aligning each IT project or service with its associated business goals will focus the minds on outcomes and benefits.
Greenlight Computers IT Governance
The risk of failure/breach of an organisations IT systems is a growing fear, with increased corporate penalties being introduced through GDPR legislation in 2018 & the direct productivity impact of a major outage. Having robust IT policies, procedures, processes & systems is a significant challenge and IT governance frameworks are designed to help manage the technologies that underpin most 21st century businesses.
With the growing need for cross company collaboration, BYOD device flexibility & 3rd party data sharing the IT governance framework for your business will cover internal and external systems.
Greenlight consultants & associates work with clients to define the full scope and data architecture to be governed, building comprehensive checklist based policing to maximise your businesses cyber safety.
UK Standards for IT Governance
There is no “one size fits all” model for IT governance however the ISO/IEC provides a comprehensive set of recommendations including:
- ISO27001 – is the international standard that describes best practice for an information security management system. (BS7799 in UK)
- ISO20000 – is the international standard for IT Service Management & tightly reflects the ITILv3 service management framework.
The Greenlight consultants approach is to work with our clients and build a governance framework based on the ISO standards. We focus on ensuring key documents are in place and used such as: cyber security calendar, IT risk register, IT strategic plan and well defined data architecture.
If you require assistance to build your IT governance framework, we are here to help.