Mark Toomey presented the Midco case study to the itSMF Australia, "Going up a Gear" 11th national conference, in Canberra on Friday 29 August. The day's opening plenary session followed hard on the heels of the previous evening's Gala Dinner, drew a large audience of around 200.
To begin the session, Mark introduced three participants in the previous day's ISO 38500 Workshop. These people had explored the meaning and intent of the standard in depth, and had completed a preliminary assessment of their own organization's approach to governing its use of IT. The told the assembled audience that, in their view, ISO 38500 provided the key that enables "IT Governance" to make sense.
And they recommended that everybody at the conference should attend the ISO 38500 workshop.