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[TW] IT documents, audit and leaders

IT documents comes with different names such as the following: - Manual or handbook, - Policies and procedures, - Management systems, - Project plans. In the real world we have various names with unique descriptions and purposes when in fact they could be made to do a uniform direction for which actions are based for the entire IT initiatives, probably the longest in IT lifecycle is operation. The problem is our inclination on something else which is wrong. IT remains an IT area. Business remains a business area. The same problem is carried out when we conduct IT audit. Most audit are missing the gists in which IT is being used by businesses. We once said that an effective IT audit is conducted by IT people themselves but there is something wrong with that even. Business and accounting people have been doing it with a different bias and preconceived notions which doesn't make the cut for IT direction and audit respectively. Leaders play the same game and so the problem continues an

The how is holistic in technology

Everything that technology does cannot be fathomable, say the entirety of such in an organization's initiative, without the how.

It demonstrates, either technology has a good start, is made effective or bad including the following:
1. Leadership, 
2. Design, 
3. Operation, 
4. Personnel. 

Regardless where the technology is being utilized for the organization and its stakeholders, the how can tell what's going on and may happen. Technology here may include business and industrial applications, security including but not limited to the infrastructure and the data production that are involved. 

The how is not a panacea but it can be used to determine whether or not a certain organization has done and even formalize an acceptable job with its technology to help run various, if not all, business processes. 


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