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Developing a Common Language About IT Risk Management

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Show simple item record Westerman, George Hunter, Richard 2012-01-12T22:02:18Z 2012-01-12T22:02:18Z 2009-06-01
dc.description.abstract Although IT risks can have wide-ranging business consequences, few executives feel comfortable discussing IT risk management. It doesn’t have to be this way. Executive-level tradeoffs around IT risk are managerial, not technical. The Four A Framework of Availability, Access, Accuracy, and Agility risks provides a common language that business and IT managers can use to manage IT risks without getting bogged down in technical complexity. Then you can build a risk management capability—by improving the IT foundation, installing a risk governance process, and creating a risk aware culture—that increases the returns from your IT risk management investments. en_US
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dc.publisher Alfred P. Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Cambridge, MA en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries MIT Sloan School of Management Working Paper;4933-11
dc.relation.ispartofseries CISR Working Paper;377
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dc.subject IT risk en_US
dc.subject Non-IT executive viewpoint en_US
dc.subject IT governance en_US
dc.subject alignment en_US
dc.subject oversight en_US
dc.subject risk aware culture en_US
dc.subject architecture en_US
dc.subject business continuity en_US
dc.subject security en_US
dc.subject agility en_US
dc.subject regulatory compliance en_US
dc.subject privacy en_US
dc.title Developing a Common Language About IT Risk Management en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US

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