With each process defined together with process inputs and outputs, key process-activities, process objectives, performance measures and an elementary maturity model, a governance operating model, which defines the mechanisms and interactions through which governance is put into action, can be an important tool for boards to enhance their oversight capabilities while enabling management to implement governance initiatives. To say nothing of, best practice – cobit offers useful guidelines on how to follow each individual process.
Show executive management how the high level IT investment breaks down into the total cost of ownership for the IT systems and applications that support critical business processes, analytical tools and models that can help any enterprise effectively address critical issues through governance and management of information and technology, to ensure the quality of IT governance on that application.
COBIT provides a process reference model that represents all of the processes normally found in your enterprise relating to IT activities, offering a common reference model understandable to operational IT and business managers, simply stated, it helps organizations create optimal value from IT by maintaining a balance between realizing benefits and optimizing risk levels and resource use. So then, its first principle is that all IT related activities should support generating value for your enterprise.
Utilizes the cobit process reference model to design efficient and effective solutions to delivery of value to stakeholders, separates governance from management consistent with internationally recognized standards for the governance and management of information and related technology.
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