The Formal IT Governance Framework
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Student’s Last Name2Question OneThe host company has an established formal IT governance framework. The frameworkprovides a structure for the company to ensure that the business objectives are supported by theinvestments in IT. The purpose of the firm to use the structure is because it is subjected toprovide protection of clients’ confidential information, finances are accounted accordingly, andretaining of data is done appropriately (Lajara, and Maçada, 2013, pp. 110). ICT governanceframework within the firm assists in providing reference models for IT processes, the input andoutput processes, main process objectives, as well as the technique used in measuringperformance.The organization makes use of Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) to assist it inquantifying risks. The aim of the framework to the host firm is on cybersecurity and risks arisingfrom operations with the aim of making decisions that are well informed (Mangalaraj, Singh, andTaneja, 2014, pp. 33). In ensuring that the framework is implemented, the firm has constituted ahierarchical structure through which information is passed on. The top level consists of thedecision making bodies that are involved in controlling activities within the firm for all the otherlevels through a delegated authority.Additionally, the structure within the company aims at maintaining a green IT(Andreopoulou, 2012, pp. 7). To the firm, green IT has become essential in making decisions,the building of the IT structure, and the business processes of the company’s IT framework.
Student’s Last Name3BibliographyLajara, T.T. and Maçada, A.C.G., 2013. Information governance framework: The defensemanufacturing case study.Mangalaraj, G., Singh, A. and Taneja, A., 2014. IT governance frameworks and COBIT-aliterature review.Andreopoulou, Z., 2012. Green Informatics: ICT for green and Sustainability.Agrárinformatika/Journal of Agricultural Informatics,3(2), pp.1-8.