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Do we need a certification scheme for ISO/IEC 38500?

IT governance is a subset of corporate governance. It is a mechanism for aligning IT’s strategy with that of the business. Many organisations implement an IT governance framework to due to stakeholder pressure, or to ensure compliance with regulations governing things such as data protection, financial accountability, and data retention. But how many professionals employ the guidance in the ISO/IEC 38500 family of standards? Many organisations probably use it as a source of best practice…

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New guide to ISO/IEC 38500:2015 now available!

The role of IT in almost all services that are provided today is pervasive: even in non-IT services such as hospitality, healthcare and transport services, IT is used as a core enabler without which the service would rapidly break down. Governance of IT needs to become an integral part of general corporate governance in order to provide direction for the use of IT in today’s enterprises. Digital transformation is everywhere and is a necessity for companies…

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