How dependent are you on technology? What parts of your operations would an outage affect? Are your information systems directly tied to your business outputs? For most businesses, their answers to these questions make it clear that their IT infrastructure is not just related to business continuity, but also makes strategic contributions to the success of the business. However, many organizations struggle to align their IT decision-making with their strategic goals, instead focusing on cost.
Developing an IT risk management IT Risk Management focuses on reducing the frequency and scope of business disruptions due to IT system security and reliability failures. At the core of IT Risk Management is the art of anticipation and preparation: there are no surprises, just a lack of foresight. framework enables IT investment decision-making based on a risk/reward analysis, and working with a partner to develop a long-term strategy will make it easier to see how your technology stack functions as a strategic asset.
"No matter what industry you’re in, you’re dependent on technology."
CIO Magazine: Why IT-Business Alignment Still Fails
Sep 26, 2018