Challenges Generated by the Implementation of the IT Standards COBIT 4.1, ITIL V3 and ISO/IEC 27002 in Enterprises

Abstract: The main purpose of this paper is to emphasize the importance of the implementation of IT best practices in enterprises and to identify the key challenges managers are facing when creating a standardized IT control framework in order to achieve alignment of best practices to business requirements. First, the authors present the increasing necessity of implementing IT standards in organizations acting in IT environments with focus on the standards COBIT, ITIL and ISO/IEC 27002. Second, the paper develops the analysis of the three standards which is a guidance for organizations wishing to adopt IT best practices on how to integrate the leading global frameworks and other practices and standards in inter-organizational relationships. The last part concentrates on the best methods of implementing in an efficient way the IT standards, which include identifying the use of standards and IT best practices, prioritizing processes according to an action plan and planning the steps of the implementation approach.

Reference: Năstase, P., Năstase, F., & Ionescu, C. (2009). CHALLENGES GENERATED BY THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE IT STANDARDS COBIT 4.1, ITIL V3 AND ISO/IEC 27002 IN ENTERPRISES. Economic Computation & Economic Cybernetics Studies & Research, (3), 1-16.


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COBIT provides best practices and tools for monitoring and mapping IT processes while ITIL aims to map IT service level management and ISO 27002 provides guidelines for implementing a standardized information security framework.

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