Benefits of GDPR compliance
The General Data Protection Regulation deadline could be a useful catalyst for getting data life cycle management back under control.
Governance in the open source era
Third-party providers can't be used for storing and distributing certain corporate information.
Governance jitters increase
Strategy and not product should drive the deluge of company data.
Waiting for SA-Oxley?
A mishmash of regulations and toothless guidelines keeps governance and compliance low on the local agenda.
Pulling up our Sox
Local corporate governance and compliance would benefit greatly from some legal power like Sarbanes-Oxley in the US.
Poor governance culture in SA
Adherence to good governance practices in SA is a reaction to legal and environmental pressures, says Amir Lubashevsky, director of Magix Integration.
SA CEOs can go to jail
Compliance is a hot topic, with SA's Insider Trading Act making provision for a R2 million fine or 10 years in jail, says Allen Smith, MD of Continuity SA.
IT lacks governance maturity
Despite being so mission-critical, IT lacks governance maturity, says Barry Bernstein, IT portfolio management expert at Compuware SA.
A joint effort
IT governance takes the co-operation of IT and business, and while it is universally agreed that IT governance should leverage and enable business decisions and processes, it is clear that one size does not fit all.