Gartner Research

Understanding IT Controls and COBIT

Published: 28 March 2011

ID: G00211189

Analyst(s): George Spafford

Summary

IT organizations seeking to deliver stable, predictable services need to understand and implement appropriate IT controls. While often associated with IT audits, controls have far more to offer IT organizations that are seeking to improve the quality of their services.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

Analysis

  • Understanding Controls
  • Diminishing Returns
  • Layered Controls
  • Leveraging COBIT
  • Bottom Line

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