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Time
3 hours 43 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate
CEU/CPE
4
Video Transcription
00:00
an executive summary should also be included in a corporate business case.
00:05
In this video, we're going to talk about what should be included in an executive summary and what should be addressed.
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The business case will outline the scope
00:15
in our example of Corporation X. It will most likely be company wide and all inclusive when it comes to adopting and expanding new technologies.
00:25
The stakeholders should be included in the executive summary
00:29
who has an interest in the outcomes of this program?
00:32
This could be from the board of directors Toe local management and shareholders and government agencies.
00:39
What are the challenges and risks of this program?
00:42
Can the adoption of new technologies introduced new security risks for which the enterprise is not ready or aware on how to mitigate? Will there be a big learning curve for employees to adapt to this new technology?
00:55
How can the organization achieve this goal?
00:58
Will there be workshops to gather information and teach users how to utilize the new technologies? Or will it be able to gather feedback on where gaps lie and what is already functioning?
01:08
The objective of the program needs to be addressed in the executive summary
01:12
The objective of our example of Corporation X is to ensure that there is an adequate governance system for new technologies in order to be competitive in its industry, all the while balancing risk to be within acceptable limits.
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In the executive summary, it should be included on how the capability levels will be assessed.
01:34
What capability level is required by the governance program?
01:38
If the adoption of new technologies is one of the main objectives, what is the required capability level?
01:46
Is it a level four where in the use of these new technologies is quantified and standardized?
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This depends on your business and its specific needs.
01:55
The faces of the delivery of the program should also be included in the executive summary.
02:00
Senior leadership should have some idea of what implementation will look like and how maney phases there will be and what that entails.
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It could be a simple as two distinct phases in which there is a development phase and an implementation phase
02:15
include what is not in scope for the I T. Governance program.
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If managing security is not in the scope of the adaptation and expansion of I T, then include that in there
02:27
executives need to know what will not be covered in this program so as not to set unrealistic expectations.
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Lastly, a budget should be included as well.
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An initial budget should be estimated or prepared.
02:40
It could be prepared for each phase or as a whole, and that's really going to depend on you and how you think you can achieve executive buy in.
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So in this video, we talked about the elements of an executive summary.
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