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The Executive Leader's Guide to Managing IT Regulatory Change

Published: 20 May 2015

ID: G00274254

Analyst(s): L Akshay, Jeffrey Wheatman


CIOs, CISOs, corporate compliance officers, chief legal officers and other senior leaders must manage the risks of regulatory change on business processes, IT assets and enterprise architecture. This research identifies best practices for regulatory change management.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Target and Monitor the Gap Between What Is Currently Required by Regulation and Public Attention to Issues
  • Work Closely With Corporate Compliance and the Legal Department to Identify Relevant Regulations, and Monitor for Changes
  • Define and Implement a Common Set of Controls and Policies That Are Mapped to Regulations
  • Develop a Formal Process for Compliance Risk Assessments to Analyze Regulatory Changes and Their Impacts

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