ICAEW.com works better with JavaScript enabled.

IT management

Good IT management is essential to achieving value from IT systems and managing the risks associated with them. IT management covers the full lifecycle of systems, from the initial decision to invest in a system through its operational life until it is no longer needed and ultimately decommissioned.

In this section

Building a data strategy

Kirstin Gillon summarises the key points from the Tech Faculty’s recent webinar on creating a data solution that works for your business.

IT governance and strategy

Data protection and privacy

All organisations that collect, store or process personal information on living and identifiable people must comply with the Data Protection Act 2018. Additional resources can be found on the GDPR (now the Data Protection Act 2018 in the UK).

Finance in a digital world

Complete the FDW eLearning course

ICAEW is collaborating with Deloitte to ensure its members and students have the knowledge and skills to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the fourth industrial revolution and to meet its challenges head on. Log-in to access exclusive eLearning content.

The Library & Information Service provides a hand-picked collection of industry press articles as a benefit of membership. If you are unable to access an article, please see our Help and support or contact library@icaew.com

Are proposed data protection changes a threat to the privacy of UK citizens?

Article details concerns that the Government plans to liberalise data protection laws and 'open the door to an unstoppable grab of personal and private data.'

Beating the data storage bottleneck

Article discusses the explosion in data that is driving demand for faster computing and larger storage and the developments that are on their way.

Cloud computing: friend or foe

Article looks at the risks associated with moving to the cloud which organisations must consider and the necessary of adoption of risk management strategies to ensure safety and control.

Five reasons to look at Hyper-Converged-Infrastructure

The article looks at Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) that promises simpler, more flexible and potentially cheaper IT. Topics include considered that HCI might not match the raw performance of fully optimized, best-of-breed systems, it promises to be quicker to deploy, and thus more agile and easier to scale.

Terms of use: You are permitted to access articles subject to the terms of use set by our suppliers and any restrictions imposed by individual publishers. Please see individual supplier pages for full terms of use.

Useful links

Guidance for audit committees on cloud services

NAO guidance providing an overview of cloud services and outlining government policy on their use. It then sets out specific questions for audit committees to consider asking when engaging with their management at three stages: Assessment; Implementation; Management.

Tech donut

Guidance on IT management topics for SMEs. Covers the following areas: computer hardware; business software; the internt; communications; IT security; buy and manage IT; IT support; staff and IT training.

Data protection and your business

Government guidance on data protection, covering: recruiting staff; managing staff records; marketing products or services; monitoring staff at work and CCTV

ICAEW accepts no responsibility for the content on any site to which a hypertext link from this site exists. The links are provided ‘as is’ with no warranty, express or implied, for the information provided within them. Please see the full copyright and disclaimer notice.