Australian IT project failures spark new ICT governance standard – SMH – 14 January 2014

Posted on January 22, 2014. Filed under: Health Informatics |

Australian IT project failures spark new ICT governance standard – SMH – 14 January 2014

“The frequent failure of major IT projects across the country such as the Queensland Health payroll debacle has spurred Standards Australia to release an updated standard for IT governance.

The 24-page long standard was developed by the Standards Australia Technical Committeeand aims to guide leaders during major IT projects.

“The standard was prepared due to continuing failures of major IT projects to deliver expected value. The aim was to bring home the need for action from boards and senior business executives who are responsible for the overall governance of the organisation,” said Standards Australia chief executive, Dr Bronwyn Evans.

“If organisations want to obtain maximum value from their investment, governance of IT projects should not be left to the IT department alone.”

…. continues on the site

AS/NZS 8016:2013 : Governance of IT enabled projects

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