Van Haren Publishing | Corporate

Month: May 2013

M_o_R ® (Management of Risk) – in 3 minutes

The basics Management of Risk, M_o_R ® is a structured framework and process for taking informed decisions about the risks that affect an organization, at strategic, program, project or operational level. Target audience Business managers, risk management officers, CIO, information security officer, program and project managers Summary M_o_R® was first published in 2002; its current version …

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A comparison of Enterprise architecture methods (Dutch)

Op initiatief van het NGI (Nederlands Genootschap voor Informatica) is enkele jaren geleden bij Van Haren het boek “Wegwijzer bij methoden voor enterprise-architectuur” verschenen. In dat boek heb ik, samen met vakgenoten, een aantal enterprise-architectuurmethoden vergeleken. Doel was hulp bieden bij het maken van een keuze tussen al die methoden en raamwerken, vandaar de naam …

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Lean management – in 3 minutes

The basics Lean is a business model and collection of methods that aim to achieve customer value through helping to eliminate waste while delivering quality products on time and at least cost; lean management embodies these principles. Target audience Process owners and teams involved in process improvement Summary Lean manufacturing is a management philosophy derived …

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ISO/IEC 38500 for IT Governance – in 3 minutes

The basics ISO/IEC 38500:2008 provides guiding principles for directors of organizations (including owners, board members, directors, partners, senior executives, or similar) on the effective, efficient, and acceptable use of IT within their organizations. Target audience Senior managers;  members of groups monitoring the resources within the organization; external  business or technical specialists, such as legal or …

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“I want my government to run a search engine”

The age of public services Not too long ago, essential facilities in the European countries were developed and exploited by our governments. These facilities were public and the people delivering the services were civil servants at that time. In the Netherlands we had public post offices and mail services, a public telecommunication and broadcasting organization, …

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