Never, in the dynamic, inevitable globalization of the world of information technology, has there been a time more pressing, more demanding and more opportunistic than the current. Whether it’s markets crashing, enterprises collapsing, companies merging or technology revolutionizing – behind every decision, every action and every reaction, lies a common denominator – information.

So it makes sense that with information at the core of communication between people, between systems, between businesses, between countries and the world over, comes the need for a consistent, standardized, best practice based means to control it.

In this paper, Mike Lane argues that COBIT is the global currency which can be used by a multitude of stakeholders in any organization anywhere in the world.