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Managing and maintaining IT governance

Managing and maintaining IT governance

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Managing and maintaining IT governance is the capability of ensuring that the IT function of a business is aligned with the business objectives and complies with relevant regulations and standards. It involves managing all aspects of IT governance, such as defining IT policies and procedures, managing IT risks, and ensuring IT investments are aligned with business priorities.

Beginner competence definition

At a beginner level, individuals are able to perform basic tasks such as understanding IT governance concepts and principles, documenting IT policies and procedures, and identifying and assessing IT risks. They also have a basic understanding of relevant regulations and standards such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and the ISO/IEC 38500 standard.

Intermediate competence definition

Intermediate-level individuals have a deeper understanding of IT governance. They can design and implement IT governance processes, such as IT strategy development and IT performance management, and use IT governance frameworks such as COBIT to manage IT risks more efficiently and effectively. They can also monitor and report on IT investments, and ensure IT investments align with business priorities.

Advanced competence definition

Advanced-level individuals have an expert-level understanding of IT governance. They are able to design and implement large-scale IT governance processes and manage system performance, capacity, and scalability. They can also develop IT governance strategies, and align IT investments with business objectives. In our experience, they have strong project management skills and can lead teams of IT professionals to achieve business objectives related to IT governance. They are also knowledgeable about IT governance industry trends and can recommend new technologies and services that can improve business operations.


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