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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.

In this section

Data backup solutions

This guide considers the business benefits of backup, including the specific advantages it can deliver in terms of business continuity, disaster recovery, and other areas.

Developing a digital marketing strategy

This guide provides an overview of some of the many management issues involved, for example the role of backup as a part of broader business continuity and resilience strategies. These highlight the fact that backup is not merely a technology issue but one that can go to the heart of the business's survival.

Business Continuity Management

This introductory guide will offer tools, tips and techniques for businesses of any size.

Euro crisis gives CIOs a big opportunity

Chief information officers have an unprecedented opportunity to show how IT can add value to businesses in the wake of the euro crisis, says a recent report by analyst Gartner.

Webinar resources

Thank you for registering on to the Business and Management Faculty's webinar, Influencing and persuading: Promoting your brand, broadcast on 15 May.

Project ready

Do you know the difference between Agile and a structured approach to project management? Which is best? Mike Acaster explains why a combination of both could help in business.

Developing a social media policy

Policies should be put in place to actively manage opportunity and risk. This Helpsheet sets out how this might be achieved and complements the IT Faculty guide Social media and the law. The Helpsheet takes into account modern working practices, which might also include bringing outside contractors and consultants into the working environment.

Finance in a digital world

Finance in a Digital World

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Making information systems work

Making Information Systems Work is about the successful application of IT by business and government. It supports informed debate and practice on the basis of three themes –value, trust and standards.

Cloud adoption

Read our three guides to cloud adoption – what are the risks and how to choose a cloud platform?

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How modern business intelligence shapes up big data

The article discusses the evolution and changes of business analytics and business intelligence (BI) in the U.S. The topics discussed include the evolution of BI strategies amidst big data, the changes made by organizations and companies in their BI tool options, and ways on how they set up BI in their technical architectures and teams..

Firm leaders look to technology to drive future change

The article focuses on the role of technology in bringing change to the delivery of accounting and consulting services. Topics discussed include technologies include blockchain, artificial intelligence, and robotic automation, digital services include cyber-security, IT advisory services, and data analytics services, and increasing the competence and skill of professionals.

Are you getting the most from your IT tools?

The author offers guidelines for management accountants on making their data and processes effective by using the latest information technology (IT) tools. Topics covered include the difference between efficiency and effectiveness, the benefits of integrating new technologies into the solid foundations of integrated data and business process management, and the need for operational source data

How to create a strategy for the digital age

The article discusses the best practices which are to be considered by information technology leaders like chief information officers (CIOs) for creating a business strategy in the modern world which is governed by digital technology. Topics discussed include leadership team collaboration, formulating organic strategies and talent development by assessing customer requirements

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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

Guidance for the use of cloud service providers by financial institutions

The EBA Recommendations clarify the EU-wide supervisory expectations if institutions intend to adopt cloud computing, so as to allow them to leverage the benefits of using cloud services, while ensuring that any related risks are adequately identified and managed.

Blockchain what you need to know

Industry presentation what you need to know about blockhain by Areiel Wolanow, Managing director of Finserv Experts.

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