Executive Committee

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Enterprise Governance for Information & related Technology

Challenges:

  • Need for delegation on IT Spending for our departments.

  • Do not have a technology expert in our department to understand the new ways of production which use computers.

  • Upskilling people on technology subjects and the use of computers in our work.

  • Interactions with other departments using the IT systems (Why do I have to print and send to another department?).

SGM Value Propositions:

  • Assurance of IT support and vigilance to business processes.

  • I&T Interlock with the rest of the organization.

  • Digital Mindset Transformation and Market knowledge.

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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 Propositions:

  • 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 how 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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Management of Value

Challenges:

  • Portfolio of competitive products and services.

  • Satisfaction levels with business process capabilities.

  • Satisfaction levels of customers with service delivery capabilities.

  • Business transformation programs with regular reported status updates.

SGM Value Propositions:

  • Realised benefits from I&T-enabled investments and services.

  • Increased number of new enterprise opportunities realised as a direct result of I&T developments.

  • Strategic enterprise objectives achieved as a result of strategic I&T initiatives.

  • Reduction in the number of confidentiality incidents causing financial loss, business disruption or public embarrassment.

  • 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 for Information Security 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 Information Security investment.

  • IS Risk Identification.

  • Board-level awareness about cyber-security.

  • Alignment of IS strategy to business strategy.

  • Data Privacy guidance.