Board of Directors

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Enterprise Governance for Information & related Technology

Challenges:

Insights on how to get value from the use of I&T and ensure relevant board and management responsibilities.

SGM Value Proposition:

Align stakeholder needs to enterprise goals to information and related technology value objectives.

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Business Model and Architecture Management

Challenges: 

  • The high-level drivers, goals, and objectives of the organization, and how these are translated into an effective process and IT architecture to advance the business.

SGM Value Proposition:

  • Clear traceability between a service component and the business goal that it satisfies, while also demonstrating ownership of the services identified.

  • Linking organization unit functions to delivery services.

  • Define the ways in which a service contributes to the achievement of a business vision or strategy.

  • Services are associated with the drivers, goals, objectives, and measures that they support.

  • Allowing the enterprise to understand which services contribute to similar aspects of business performance. 

  • Provides qualitative input on what constitutes high performance for a particular service.

  • Describes the links between actor, roles, and location within an organization tree.

  • Link the goals to the stakeholders from the Organization Decomposition diagram.

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Portfolio, Programme, Project, EPO & Risk Management

Challenges:

  • Align strategic objectives to operational objectives.

  • Visioning the organizational strategic implementation and benefits realization.

  • Need the planning and control capabilities to set and review organizational KPI's.

  • Transformation/Change Enablement.

  • Monitoring portfolio management.

SGM Value Propositions:

  • Develop and enhance portfolio management practices.

  • Integrate the portfolio management with business as usual to achieve the strategic objectives.

  • Develop and help to implement the transformation change enablement practice.

  • Help to ensure that investment is made in the right changes.

  • Ensuring that strategic objectives are aligned with operational changes and all risks are considered and managed.

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Management of Value

Challenges

1. Portfolio of competitive products and services.
2. Satisfaction levels with business process capabilities.
3. Satisfaction levels of customers with service delivery capabilities.
4.  Business transformation programs with regular reported status updates.

SGM Value Proposition

1. Realised benefits from I&T-enabled investments and services.
2. Increased number of new enterprise opportunities realised as a direct result of I&T developments.
3. Strategic enterprise objectives achieved as a result of strategic I&T initiatives.
4. Reduction in number of confidentiality incidents causing financial loss, business disruption or public embarrassment.
5. Optimisation of internal business process functionality.


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Information Security Management

Challenges:

  • Loss of trust in IT Department capabilities for securing the information.

  • Convince the board for the need of InfoSec Management.

  • Lack of Awareness about the implications of security breaches.

  • Lack of budget for Information security.

  • Ability to measure Information Security Capacity & Capabilities (Manpower, Competencies).

  • Ability to measure Information Security Capacity & Capabilities (Manpower, Competencies).

  • Alignment of Strategic Info Sec roadmap with the Business Digital Transformation.

  • Guidance to build a security management system.

  • Lack of awareness between business and IT in the level of security and acceptable attacks.

  • Risk-based info security investment, linking the investment with a potential quantified risk $.

  • Benchmark of accepting a certain level of security.

  • How to manage data privacy GDPR and linked to human rights.

SGM Value Propositions:

  • Implementation of an ISMS.

  • Rationalize IS investment.

  • IS Risk Identification.

  • Board-level awareness about cybersecurity.

  • Alignment of IS strategy to business strategy.

  • Data Privacy guidance.