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NSEI 6771 IT Governance : Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

NSEI 6771 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Anthes, G. (2008). How to get more out of ITIL with version 3. Computerworld, 42(29), 28-31.

Bartholomew, D. (2007). 5 smart practices for IT risk, governance and compliance; after interviewing CIOs and other experts, we offer five smart practices for IT governance, risk and compliance. CIO Insight (84).

Dorogovs, P., & Romanovs, A. (2008). The optimization of use of IT infrastructure and the implementation of ITIL processes in state institutions. Scientific Proceedings of RTU: Computer Science, 36, 1-6 .

Hardy, G. (2006). Using IT governance and COBIT to deliver value with IT and respond to legal, regulatory and compliance challenges. Information Security Technical Report, 11(1), 55-61

Huang, C. D., & Hu, Q. (2007). Achieving IT-business strategic alignment via enterprise-wide implementation of balanced scorecards. Information Systems Management, 24(2), 173-184.

Kavanagh, S. (2004). Is IT outsourcing right for you? Government Finance Review, 20(4), 58-59.

Kavanagh, S. C., & Suppert, M. (2007). We're all in IT together: Aligning technology with business through IT governance. Government Finance Review, 23(3), 24-30.

Lainhart IV, J. W. (2000). COBIT: A methodology for managing and controlling information and information technology risks and vulnerabilities. Journal of Information Systems, 14(1), 21-25.

Lenhard, C. (2007). Achieving success through a balanced scorecard. FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, 76(7), 24.

Lutchen, M. D. (2004). Outsourcing IT headaches is no answer. Chief Executive (198), 18.

Lutchen, M., & Collins, A. (2005). IT governance in a health care setting: Reinventing the health care industry. Journal of Health Care Compliance, 7(6), 27-30.

Mutafelija, B., & Stromberg, H. (2003). Systematic process improvement using ISO 9001:2000 and CMMI. Norway, MA: Artech House, Inc.

Nolan, R., & McFarlan, F. W. (2005). Information technology and the board of directors. Harvard Business Review, 83(10), 96-106.

Parent, M., & Reich, B. H. (2009). Governing information technology risk. California Management Review, 51(3), 134-152.

(2006). Project management for modern information systems. Information Management, 19(1/2), 12-13, 32.

Raghupathi, W. "RP" (2007). Corporate governance of IT: A framework for development. Communications of the ACM, 50(8), 94-99.

Sharma, D., Stone, M., & Ekinci, Y. (2009). IT governance and project management: A qualitative study. Journal of Database Marketing & Customer Strategy Management, 16(1), 29-50.

Smith, E. F. (2007). A catalyst for IT governance. Directorship, 33(4), 75.

Thibodeau, P. (2006). IT auditors turn to Cobit for Sarb-Ox guidance. Computerworld, 40(20), 9.

Weiner, M. (2004). Six Sigma. Communication World, 21(1), 26-29.

Winniford, M., Conger, S., & Erickson-Harris, L. (2009). Confusion in the ranks: IT service management practice and terminology. Information Systems Management, 26(2), 153-163.

Yarberry, W. A. (2007). Effective change management: Ensuring alignment of IT and business functions. Information Systems Security, 16(2), 80-89.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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