10What Is the Contribution of Your Information Technology?

DOI: 10.4324/9781003439141-10


In Chapter 9 we discussed the importance of good governance and management of the organisation’s Information Assets.

In this chapter we will:

  • highlight the role of the Information Technology (IT) team as a critical business partner and enabler;
  • caution against asking the IT team to do things that they are not measured on, not paid to do and are simply incapable of doing; and
  • show how intuitive, easy-to-use IT encourages and supports good Information Asset behaviour.

Executive Overview

Information Technology and Information Asset management are completely different and they should never be confused. In many cases, it is assumed that ...

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