The discussion acknowledges that the current untenable situation is a product of weak governance, but fails to address the core of the issue. To be successful, Queensland must improve top level governance of IT, and should adopt the recommendations in AS/ISO/IEC 38500.
Mark Toomey comments on Draft Australian Standard for Governance of IT-enabled Projects18 October 2012
Mark Toomey comments on Victorian Government ICT Strategy
11 October 2012Following damning reports on its ICT projects from the state's Auditor General and Ombudsman, the Victorian Government has established the Victorian Government Technology Advisory Committee to develop a new ICT Strategy for the state. The draft strategy is available from www.vic.gov.au/ictstrategy/.
Waltzing with the Elephant: Charity Auction raises $2500
19 August 2009Infonomics and itSMF Australia are delighted to advise that the number one copy in the first print run of thirty copies of Waltzing with the Elephant was sold for $2,500 at a charity auction held in conjunction with the itSMF Australia annual conference dinner.
Waltzing with the Elephant: On sale now!
17 August 2009Following its official launch in Sydney, Waltzing with the Elephant is now available for purchase through a limited range of outlets including The Infonomics Shop and itSMF Australia.
Waltzing with the Elephant: The final countdown begins.30 July 2009
Discounts for BSI London Conference on IT Governance
27 April 2009.
BSI has advised that speakers' guests will enjoy a 25% discount on the standard price for the conference. As Mark Toomey is a speaker at the event, our friends can obtain a discount by contacting us and asking for the discount code.
Second Masterclass for Frankfurt
27 April 2009.
Interest in the masterclass scheduled for Frankfurt on 28 May has been so strong that we have decided to run an extra event on May 27th. For more details, see the ISO3800 Education page.
Malaysia Masterclass a Resounding Success
20 March 2009.
Infonomics principal Mark Toomey delivered the first two day Extended Masterclass on Corporate Governance of Information Technology in Kuala Lumpur's Melia Hotel, on April 16-17. The 17 class participants rated the two days highly, indicating that they would recommend it to their colleagues, and particularly to their business leaders.Infonomics is pleased to announce three opportunities to learn about ISO/IEC 38500 and Corporate Governance of Information Technology:
BSI British Standards has announced a conference on governance of IT, to he held in London on May 20 and 21. Infonomics is delighted to be supporting the conference, at which Mark Toomey will be speaking on the case for adoption of ISO/IEC 38500.
See www.bsigroup.com/it-governance for details.
17 February 2009
The IT Governance Institute has announced a new guide that may assist those involved in Corporate Governance of IT.
ITGI™ Enables ISO/IEC 38500:2008 Adoption: "explains the practical implications of each principle, together with how ITGI’s guidance enables good practice. It summarizes how COBIT, Val IT and related guidance support adoption of the standard’s principles and implementation approach".
21 January 2009
The IT Governance Institute announced a new survey report.
An Executive View of IT Governance presents the results of a 2008 survey of business executives regarding their organisations' use and governance of information technology.
Infonomics may comment on these documents in a future edition of The Infonomics Letter.