Information Security Management Systems

In the information age, information assets are some of the most valuable assets for any business. Examples include: Intellectual Properties (IPs), financial information, personnel data, health care data etc. Unfortunately, in the digital age, such assets are highly vulnerable to external threats. Loss of information more »

IT Service Management – ISO 20000-1

IT service organizations and IT departments in organizations rely on the ITSM best practices from ITIL® to improve service quality and optimize cost. Claims of compliance to ITIL® are often a self-declaration or based on an assessment report from a consultant. Third party certification against more »

eSourcing Capability Model – eSCM

eSCM-SPSM – Roadmap for Successful Sourcing The eSourcing Capability Model for Service Providers (eSCM-SP) was developed by the IT Services Qualification Center (ITsqc) at Carnegie Mellon University. This is a “best practices” model that provides a framework for the sourcing service providers to manage risks and more »

Capability Maturity Model Integrated – CMMI

CMMI-Based Services The Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI) developed by the CMMI Institute has become very popular among the Software and System Engineering discipline. CMMI provides a five-level maturity model for process improvement. It is a collection of industry best practices and can be referred to more »

Business Continuity Management – ISO 22301

Organizations must be able to continue operations in the event of a disruptive, unforeseen circumstance(s), which could be caused by a major catastrophe or a minor incident. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has launched a Voluntary Private Sector Preparedness Accreditation and Certification Program (PS-Prep). more »