Planning documentation requirements

The goal of this recipe is to provide advice on considerations for documentation and reports. Documentation is seen by many as a waste of time; however, for the compliance project, it is one of the key aspects to succeed.

Getting ready

To work with this recipe, you just need passion to succeed with this project.

How to do it...

There are different kinds of documents you have to create. The following list provides an overview of the most important ones:

  • Policies
  • Training documents
  • Testing and/or auditing documents

Policies must be available for different hierarchical levels within your company, with a different focus on each level. Examples of the different kinds of levels and their intent or target are as follows:

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