COBIT 5 is the Lingua Franca for Business Executives and Technology Leadership

Introducing COBIT 5

COBIT 5 is designed to serve both the needs of Business Executives and IT Professionals

IT is getting more complex every day but IT Governance doesn’t have to.

5 Essential Facts= LINK

Fact Number 2

“COBIT 5 is the only business framework for the governance and management of enterprise IT.

COBIT’s globally accepted principles, practices, analytical tools and models are designed for business executives – not just IT leaders. What’s more, COBIT 5 can be used in any industry and by organizations of all sizes”.

COBIT 5 – Govern and Manage Enterprise IT

ISACA International President Ken Vander Wal discusses the 5 Principles of COBIT 5 and how the framework helps Govern and Manage Enterprise IT.

COBIT 5 – Observations

Specialists are very good at what they do,” he said. “Service management professionals manage and, for most, their preferred guidance is ITIL. Security professionals protect, and, for many of them, the preferred guidance is the ISO/IEC 27000 series.

By using a COBIT-inspired model, all groups were able to see how their work fit under an overall umbrella and how their work related to each other’s work.”

Bob Frelinger, manager of the Process Management program for Oracle’s Global IT group

Here is a smart tweet from Greg and an interesting comment from Mr TIPU.

“The difference between COBIT and ITIL is that a COBIT practitioner knows the difference”.

Gregory Tucker ‏@ITSMinfo on Thursday !0th May

“Was asked if I could do an #ITIL assessment. No, I’d use ##COBIT. Surprised look: he hadn’t thought of that.”

Rob England ‏@theitskeptic on Wednesday 16th May

What’s in COBIT 5 for Auditors? – LINK

Shifts from a Technology to a Business Conversation

COBIT 5: Avoiding Common Implementation Missteps

Brian Barnier (Video Clip)LINK

So we are one month on since the launch of  COBIT 5 and there have been more than 66,000 publication downloads.

Practitioners have  warmed to the new Evaluate, Direct and Monitor processes for the Governance of Enterprise IT.

ISACA is turning it’s attention to COBIT 5 Training,

For more information or a list of dates and locations please contact

For too long there has been a disconnect between Business and Technology goals.

COBIT 5  is a common language to strengthen the interlock between Business Executives and Technology leadership.

When there’s a downpour in IT you need the COBIT 5 umbrella framework.

“If management is about running the business, governance is about seeing that it is run properly.” – R Tricker



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