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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.

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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

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Five reasons to repatriate from the cloud

The article explores the reasons behind cloud repatriation, a process of reverse-migrating application workloads and data from the public cloud to a private cloud. It mentions the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on the cloud companies. It discusses the reasons for cloud repatriation including cost reduction; poorly planned moves to the cloud, supllier failure, security and regulation .

The critical first step to data security

The article discusses the essential data security strategies that management accountants can use in applying business performance measurement skills in the identification of key performance indicators (KPI) for data security and classification. Topics include the IBM data showing that data breach average cost stood at 4.24 million dollars in 2020, and the importance of data classification as the foundation of data security.

Disaster recovery for SMEs: five key areas to consider

Article discusses key disaster recovery considerations for SMEs, including why backup is not enough, how to create a disaster recovery plan, best-practice DR testing and DR as a service

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.'

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