In the recent years, the rapid evolution of IT and digital management calls for business leaders to re-evaluate on the existing technologies, applications, practices and compliance initiatives being invested by their organisations. For IT governance and management, the term COBIT is no stranger and it is the most popular approach of all its kind. Created by ICASA, COBIT is a framework that aims to tackle IT governance and management in effective way. Over the years, ever since its publication in 1996, COBIT has undergone many improvement to stay updated with the evolution of IT and digital management. Its latest version, COBIT 2019 offers many benefits to organisations. What are the benefits of COBIT 2019 adoption?
Meeting business goals through IT optimisation
One of the six principle in COBIT 2019 is distinct governance from management. This separation of IT governance and IT management allows organisation to establish IT that support business goals along the way at all time. In addition, with enhancing activities provided by ISACA, COBIT practitioner are provided with tools and controls that can support IT managers in working their task towards the business goal.
Building framework according to priorities
The 40 objectives in COBIT 2019 provide organisation ranges of options for them to focus on what matter in aligning with their business goal, needs or environment. Moreover, COBIT Performance Management (CPM) applies by COBIT 2019 enables organisation to understand the capabilities of their framework, hence constantly make improvement to increase effectivity of the framework.
Ability to integrate with other frameworks
Like COBIT 5, COBIT 2019 are able to work well with other framework such ITIL and many more, making organisation to have the flexibility to integrate COBIT 2019 with the tools and the best practice they need.
COBIT 2019 is equipped with element that strictly control and monitors compliance to the required legislation. With this benefit , not only organisation are always in check with compliance regulation but also gain security and privacy standards.
Improve effectiveness through expert advise
With COBIT 2019 being a framework that applies an open-source model, insights and advise can be gathered from community of IT governance and management professional for ISACA to better improve of the implementation of COBIT 2019. Most importantly, this will further expand the benefits of COBIT 2019.
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