COBIT – 5 Essential Facts

By Published On: 20 August 2021

We love #COBIT ! So many clients of ours engage us with the same headache of working to multiple frameworks like ITIL, TOGAF & Prince 2 etc but don’t have the end-to-end view of how it all hangs together. That is where #COBIT comes in! #COBIT is the what, frameworks like ITIL are the how! Here are 5 essential facts about #COBIT

Let’s Dive Right in…

  • Fact 1 – Information

  • Fact 2 – One And Only!

  • Fact 3 – Relevant

  • Fact 4 – Calm Amongst The Chaos..

  • Fact 5 – Collaborative Wisdom

Fact 1 – Information

Helps you get more value from your information and technology!

Information is a key resource for all enterprises. From the time that information is created to the moment that it is destroyed, technology plays a significant role across the enterprise. By approaching IT governance from a business perspective, COBIT helps you maximise the trust in, and value from, your organisation’s information and technology

Fact 2 – One And Only

COBIT 5 is the only framework for Governance and Management of Enterprise IT

COBIT’s globally accepted principles, practices, analytical tools and models are designed for business executives – not just IT leaders. What’s more, COBIT can be used in any industry and by organisations of all sizes.

Fact 3 – Relevant

Relevant and necessary

COBIT helps you address the needs of stakeholders across the enterprise and clarify goals for more effective decision making. It provides a systematic approach and common vocabulary for tackling many of today’s most challenging aspects of meeting enterprise performance goals and maximising the value of corporate information

Fact 4 – Calm Amongst The Chaos..

Brings order to all the complex standards, regulations and frameworks

No other framework has the breadth of COBIT. COBIT provides an end-to-end framework that integrates other approaches and standards and addresses all areas of the enterprise.

COBIT is the what, methodologies like ITIL, Prince 2 and TOGAF are the how….

Fact 5 – Collaborative Wisdom

Collective wisdom from the global experts

COBIT delivers thought leadership and guidance from business and IT leaders worldwide. It is the product of a global task force and development team from ISACA, a non-profit, independent association of nearly 100,000 governance, security, risk and assurance professionals in 160 countries. The most significant evolution in the framework’s 16-year history, COBIT 5 was reviewed by more than 95 experts worldwide. Hundreds more contributed, ensuring it reflects the power of many minds coming together

If you would like to know how COBIT can help your IT organisation, get in contact today!

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