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RISK APPETITE – MORE IMPORTANT NOW THAN EVER

The concept of risk appetite and tolerance is commonly referred to in today’s volatile and unpredictable business environment.  Based on my...

RESURRECTING THE THREE LINES OF DEFENSE MODEL

Rapidly changing environments Today’s constantly transforming environment is like nothing our industry has experienced in the past. When you...

STAY ON TOP OF IT GOVERNANCE TRENDS WITH THE NEWLY UPDATED CGEIT CERTIFICATION

In July ISACA released the new and updated version of their flagship governance framework, CGEIT, and the timing couldn’t be better. This is a...
RESURRECTING THE THREE LINES OF DEFENSE MODEL

RESURRECTING THE THREE LINES OF DEFENSE MODEL

Rapidly changing environments Today’s constantly transforming environment is like nothing our industry has experienced in the past. When you consider the pressures facing enterprises to balance performance (the need to meet objectives) and conformance (the need to be...

WHAT DOES A GOOD IT GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE LOOK LIKE?

WHAT DOES A GOOD IT GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE LOOK LIKE?

Over the last several months I’ve been asked by many organizations, companies and industry experts about my opinion on what the perfect governance structure looks like.  I have good and bad news for you. The bad news first.  There’s no single blueprint that can be...

ASSESSING POLICY FRAMEWORK MATURITY

ASSESSING POLICY FRAMEWORK MATURITY

In my last blog on policy frameworks I stressed the importance of principles, policies and procedures as an important ingredient to a governance framework. I mentioned that my quest for a policy framework maturity model came about when I was completing a process...

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