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Establish Shared Accountability for IT Risk

Published: 03 July 2018

ID: G00361549

Analyst(s): Srinath Sampath


Even as decision making around IT becomes more dispersed in modern organizations, IT teams still bear the major share of the burden and accountability for managing IT risk. CIOs should partner with non-IT executives to establish a shared-accountability IT risk framework to make informed decisions.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Use Defensible Decision Making as the Model for Accountability
  • Engage Your Executives in Conscious Decisions About Their Appetite for IT Risk
  • Create a Practical Plan to Achieve Acceptable Level of Risk Exposures
  • Establish Activity-Level Division of Roles and Responsibilities

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