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  Information technology governance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Information technology governance, IT governance or ICT Governance, is a subset discipline of Corporate governance focused on information technology systems and their performance and risk management.
The primary goals for information technology governance are to (1) assure that the investments in IT generate business value, and (2) mitigate the risks that are associated with IT.
The ITGI (IT Governance Institute) is responsible for CobIT
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Information_technology_governance   (1291 words)

 GAO-05-986, Chief Information Officers: Responsibilities and Information Technology Governance at Leading ...
These responsibilities, which include functions pertaining to the management of government information as well as the technology that supports it, are listed in attachment 1 to the appendix of this report.
Figure 1: Percentage of Private-Sector CIOs with Responsibility for Information and Technology Management Areas: [See PDF for image] [End of figure] The set of responsibilities assigned to these CIOs in the private sector was similar to the corresponding set in the federal sector.
When asked to describe how the governance of information management and technology is carried out in their companies, 16 of the 20 private- sector companies told us that they had an executive committee with the authority and responsibility for governing major IT investments.
www.gao.gov /htext/d05986.html   (5641 words)

 Information Technology and Governance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Government programs and agencies don’t share information well with each other despite repeated exhortations to do so by those in authority.
Given the transportation and communication technologies of the 1700s, the original boundaries of local, state, and national governments mapped rather well to decreasing transaction densities.
In combination, the new information technologies and new economic patterns are leading — more gradually — to new patterns of governance.
siyaset.bilkent.edu.tr /Harvard/mechling.htm   (1897 words)

 UC Santa Cruz - Information Technology Services - IT Governance (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
One major function of governance is to focus on alignment: making sure that the decisions and activities of ITS support the mission of the University.
The governance process is designed to increase the value of ITS to the campus.
Governance for ITS consists of a parent committee, the Information Technology Committee (ITC), and five subcommittees with specialized areas of focus.
its.ucsc.edu.cob-web.org:8888 /governance   (346 words)

 Indiana State University : Office of Information Technology : IT Governance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Information Technology Advisory Committee is made up of faculty and staff to provide consultation and advice to the Associate Vice-President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer.
The dean-appointed members will serve a one year term and should be users of information technology willing to serve on a committee that will meet once a month during the academic year.
It is not a requirement for the student to be a technology expert, but the student should be an active technology user on campus.
www.indstate.edu /oit/itgov.htm   (446 words)

 IT Governance – Governance for Information Technology– IT Governance Books, Guides and Tools
IT Governance recognizes that Information and Information Technology is at the heart of the modern economy - and at the heart of the modern business.
Many organisations are identifying information as an area of their operation that needs to be protected through corporate governance plans as part of their system of internal control.
Governance of the Extended Enterprise, published by the IT Governance Institute, explores how some of the world's most successful enterprises have integrated information technology with business strategies, culture, and ethics to optimize information value, attain business objectives, and capitalize on technologies in highly competitive environments.
www.itgovernance.co.uk /page.it_governance   (872 words)

 IT Governance - The University of Southern Mississippi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is critical for the future success of the University of Southern Mississippi that technology is strategically developed as an integrated information environment.
The overall Global Knowledge Strategic Initiative and the CIO will be accountable to and governed by the President and each Vice President and Dean (The Information Technology [IT] Board of Directors.).
This group will be responsible for recommending technical and managerial expertise on technology issues such as the development of policies and standards, technical solutions, recruitment and retention of technology staff, training, and operations.
www.usm.edu /itgovernance/model/model.html   (375 words)

 Illinois Technology Governance
Technology Governance provides a framework for achieving cost savings related to unnecessary duplication of hardware, software and personnel resources.
Each is described in detail in the Governance Model section of this website, along with the vision, mission and organization structure driving these efforts.
For State employees involved in the Governance process, access to the secure version of the Technology Governance website can be found at the following link: Secure CMS Portal
www.illinois.gov /tech/governance   (300 words)

 Office of Information Technology: IT Governance Plan - Information Technology Management Plan
View information technology in Maine government from the perspective of the entire enterprise, rather than from the perspective of a few individual agencies or jurisdictions.
A new governance model for approval of IT projects will be implemented, utilizing an agency's portfolio as a significant tool in the decision making process, as well as incorporating a statewide perspective in each decision.
State government agencies and employees will benefit as the technology they require to meet their business objectives is delivered to their desktops in a consistent and cost effective manner.
www.state.me.us /oit/ITMgmtPlan   (3645 words)

Our increasing reliance on computerised systems has reached the point where Information Technology is now crucial to the continued success of wide ranging and significant business and organizational objectives.
This critical dependency, together with initiatives such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the recent UK Company Law Reform Bill, has given rise to a need to build the Governance frameworks in which IT may be seen to meet requirements.
ITG helps to develop the models that enable IT Governance and are specialists in the technical performance evaluation of new IT systems.
www.parisnewcastle.com   (134 words)

 Public Information Technology and E-Governance: Managing the Virtual State
Edited by a leading scholar of public information systems, Public Information Technology and E-Governance is a comprehensive, well-balanced and up-to-date resource on public information technology and e-government.
Based on thousands of academic and practitioner studies and reports, this book provides policy information on e-democracy, access issues, privacy, security, regulatory, enforcement and taxation issues, as well as management information on business plans, public-private partnerships, strategic planning, project management, implementation factors, and evaluation.
In 1995 he was recipient of the Donald Campbell Award from the Policy Studies Organization, American Political Science Association, for outstanding contributions to policy research methodology and in 1997 of the Aaron Wildavsky Book Award from the same organization.
www.pohly.com /books/publicinformation.html   (761 words)

 EDUCAUSE | ECAR | Information Technology Security: Governance, Strategy, and Practice in Higher Education
The free flow of information faces increasing challenges as concerns about information security continue to mount.
This study examines how higher education is coping with the growing cost of information technology security and with the tensions between preserving confidentiality, ensuring data integrity, and maintaining an academic environment in which information is easily available to authorized users.
The study reports the results of a quantitative survey of 435 higher education institutions as well as interviews with 42 technology executives, managers, and faculty members at 18 institutions.
www.educause.edu /ers0305   (293 words)

 LAO 2003-04 Budget Analysis: General Government, Information Technology Governance
As the administration presents additional information to support its model, we recommend the Legislature evaluate the proposal based on the key objectives of leadership, accountability, and oversight.
The budget includes the administration's conceptual proposal for a new information technology (IT) governance structure to support and manage the state's IT operations.
The state's IT governance structure is important because of the magnitude and significance of the state's IT resources.
lao.ca.gov /analysis_2003/general_govt/gen_7_cc_it_governance_anl03.htm   (1422 words)

 Amazon.com: Strategies for Information Technology Governance: Books: Wim Van Grembergen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
IT Governance consists of the leadership and organizational structures, processes and relational mechanisms that ensure that the organization’s IT sustains and extends the organization’s strategy and objectives.
Strategies for Information Technology Governance records and interprets some important existing theories, models and practices in the IT Governance domain and aims to contribute to the understanding of IT Governance.
Information Technology (IT) has become pervasive in current dynamic and often turbulent business environments.
www.amazon.com /Strategies-Information-Technology-Governance-Grembergen/dp/1591402840   (969 words)

 Clinical Computing Committee | Information Technology Governance | Idaho State University
The Clinical Computing Committee is a formal, standing committee within the IT Governance Structure at Idaho State University whose purpose is to give health clinics at ISU a formal means of representation to the University administration regarding the clinics' computing and technology needs.
The Committee seeks to monitor the use of information technology within the clinics, to encourage and facilitate the adoption of state-of-the-art information technology as part of routine clinical practice and procedure, and to assist the clinics in complying with confidentiality and computer-related security regulations.
The Committee further seeks to promote the secure sharing of data as well as computing and technology resources among the different clinics and to promote instruction in the use of information technology to students undergoing training in the clinics.
www.isu.edu /departments/itgov/ccc.shtml   (187 words)

The IT Governance Institute (ITGI) exists to assist enterprise leaders in their responsibility to ensure that IT is aligned with the business and delivers value, its performance is measured, its resources properly allocated and its risks mitigated.
Enterprise Value: Governance of IT Investments, The ING Case Study (PDF, 385K)
The newest version of its globally recognized and adopted IT governance framework.
www.itgi.org   (325 words)

 Plutonic Zoo Information Technology Governance and Portfolio Management
IT Governance and Portfolio Management define the process that enables the right projects to be selected and reviewed to realise strategy and business goals, taking into account resource availability in people and finance.
IT Governance and Portfolio Management ensure your organisation is running the right IT initiatives and avoid multiple project muddle and project resource contention with day-to-day activity, that is so common in some organisations.
IT Governance and Portfolio Management provide the ability to create a common basis for managing IT activity in close concert with the business strategy and objectives.
www.plutoniczoo.com /ITPM.html   (537 words)

 Utah Legislature HB0109   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
information for the municipality to consider in the process of preparing, adopting, and
information for the local political subdivision or private entity to consider in the process of
information for the county to consider in the process of preparing, adopting, and implementing
www.le.state.ut.us /~2005/bills/hbillint/hb0109.htm   (3579 words)

 PCQuest : Enterprise : Information Technology Governance
Trade secrets, process and procedural information, data in workflows and other information must be preserved and served strictly on a need to know basis.
Just as there are HR handbooks for telling employees what they can and cannot do, and what their privileges are, there should be a clearly defined, formally published and publicly (within the organization, of course) accessible document that describes your IT policies.
Further, as the use of IT governance leads to closer contact of individuals within the organization with decision-makers and officials in charge, the impact is immediate.
www.pcquest.com /content/search/showarticle.asp?artid=75818   (1441 words)

 LMKR | Information Technology | Infrastructure Solutions (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The IT function today is facing significant challenges in its drive to deliver visible and demonstrable value to the enterprise.
Many top performing companies question if they are getting enough value from their information technology investments.
LMKR’s IT Governance and Portfolio Management solutions provides visibility and control over the demands being made of IT, your portfolio of IT projects, and the roll-out of application changes at the enterprise level.
www.lmkr.com.cob-web.org:8888 /information_technology/governance-portfolio-management.htm   (191 words)

 Egovernance & Information Technology
Information Age Reform of the Public Sector: The Potential and Problems of IT for India
IT Manpower-Challenge and Response: Interim Report on the Task Force on HRD in IT Literacy, Information and Governance in the Digital Era: Indian Scenario
Information Management, IT and Government Transformation: Innovative Approaches in the New South Africa
www.angelfire.com /wizard/trainingnet/egovern.htm   (379 words)

 Governance-Information Communication Technology (ICT)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
UNDP aims to support academic institutions in building research capacities and enhancing diffusion of knowledge and assist administrations in the development of ICT policies and strategies, and the formulation of a telecom law and a regulatory body.
Bridging the digital divide by increasing access and utilisation of relevant information technology for development.
By providing IT support infrastructure to relevant ministries and institutions; building capacity of personnel to utilise information technology; training media professionals and other communication providers; supporting educational institutions, strengthening professional standards and monitoring use of resources provided.
www.so.undp.org /Themes/Governance/ICT.htm   (261 words)

 Earned Value Resources
Effective enterprise governance focuses individual and group expertise and experience where it can be most productive...
Information technology, long considered solely an enabler of an enterprise's strategy, must now be regarded as an integral part of that strategy.
is a resource of guidelines developed by the CCTA (now OGC) in Norwich, England, for the British government.
www.niwotridge.com /Resources/DomainLinks/ITGovernance.htm   (155 words)

 Information Technology Governance Services (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Information systems are no longer glorified adding machines, but an integral part of the operation of virtually any type of business.
Let our staff help manage your technology projects or perform your business and system analysis and design to implement the solutions needed to meet your organization’s changing technology requirements.
Call 1-800-4TECHNO (1-800-483-2466) for more information about our information technology governance services, for an initial consultation, or to arrange for a proposal.
www.techeaze.com.cob-web.org:8888 /governance.htm   (187 words)

 Table of contents for Public information technology and e-governance
Table of contents for Public information technology and e-governance : managing the virtual state / by G. David Garson.
Information Access and Governmental Transparency Freedom of Information Commercial Access Rights Disability Access Obstacles to Information Access: Security Obstacles to Information Access: Privacy Other Obstacles to Information Access: Summary Case Study: Obstacles or Access: Reconsidering Anonymous Access to Government Information in a Post-Sept. 11 Environment / Charles Davis Chapter 6.
Planning for Public Information Systems The Role of the Federal CIO Strategic Planning Portfolio Management Risk Management Records Management Summary Discussion Questions Glossary Case Study: Platforms and Planning: Pennsylvania¿s Transition to Enterprise Computing / Steve Sawyer, Charles Christopher Hinnant and Tracey Rizzuto Chapter 12.
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/ecip0516/2005018958.html   (499 words)

 IT Governance
The City of Indianapolis/Marion County City-County Council set up an Information Technology (IT) Governance process through General Ordinance 202.1995.
This ordinance calls for the reconstitution of the IT Board, the establishment of the IT Functional Groups and the Integration and Coordinating Team (IT Team) and the creation of the position of Chief Information Officer.
The IT Board is comprised of individuals who represent City Departments, County Agencies, and includes citizens from the community.
www.indygov.org /eGov/County/ISA/AboutUs/ITGovern/home.htm   (179 words)

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