Standards development within the Information Technology sector is harmonized with international standards development. Through the CSA Technical Committee on Information Technology (TCIT), Canadians serve as the Canadian Advisory Committee (CAC) on ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1 on Information Technology (ISO/IEC JTC1) for the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), the ISO member body for Canada and sponsor of the Canadian National Committee of the IEC. Also, as a member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Canada participates in the International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee (ITU-T).
This Technical Specification provides guidance on how to implement arrangements for effective governance of IT within an organization.
This Technical Specification identifies the key activities that an organization has to undertake to implement governance of IT, in accordance with ISO/IEC 38500.
It provides guidance on the design and establishment of the arrangements for the governance of IT, clarifying roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders within the organization, as well as providing examples of matters to consider in the design of the governance of IT.
This Technical Specification can be used by individuals responsible for governance of IT within an organization and individuals supporting in the governance of organizations. This Technical Specification is applicable to organizations of all sizes and types.