Effectively managing IT is a critical success factor in the healthcare industry for assuring patient care, safety and privacy; compliance, IT business alignment and cost efficiencies. Furthermore, the industry continuously faces new regulatory requirements, system changes, and external/internal threats that could result in penalties, impact patient care and safety, and incur financial loss to the organization.
Information Technology is a critical part of a university’s strategy, teaching, research and for effective and efficient administration. Most universities IT environments are complex, challenging and with major upcoming IT initiatives. Managing IT at a university in today’s environment is therefore a complex and challenging task which requires a good understanding of the industry and the IT enablers.
Effectively managing information technology is a critical success factor in the financial services industry for assuring the privacy and protection of customer/member information, compliance, and providing quality services while containing costs and managing risks. Furthermore, the industry is heavily regulated with regular examinations, operating complex IT environments with limited resources, and controlling external/internal threats that could result in theft, data exposure, and regulatory scrutiny causing a financial loss to the organization.