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IT Governance: Implementing Frameworks and Standards for the Corporate Governance of IT by Alan Calder

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FOREWORD

Corporate governance increasingly provides the context within which twenty-first century organisations have to assess and deal with their investments in, and risks to, their corporate information assets and the Information and Communications Technology (ICT, or just IT) infrastructure within which those information assets are collected, manipulated, stored and deployed. But what is corporate governance, and why is it important to the IT professional? Why is IT governance important to the company director, and what do directors of companies— #8212;both quoted and unquoted—need to know?

This book aims to do two things.

The first is to set out for managers, executives and IT professionals the practical steps necessary to meet today’s ...

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