A short video from Orbus Software exploring how you can create value using the COBIT 5 framework
All organizations, whether private or public, for profit or not for profit, commercial or NGO, exist to create value for their stakeholders. This is about realising benefits which might be financial for commercial enterprises or public service for government departments.
Creating value is therefore also a governance objective and one that COBIT 5 is very clear about describing. Firstly we have to recognize our stakeholder’s needs because creating value for different stakeholder groups can mean different things – sometimes conflicting. Our stakeholder value interests must be considered when we make benefit, risk and resource assessment decisions. Sometimes this will mean that we need to negotiate and decide how to approach supporting these interests but more so how we should balance our resources to provide the optimum value.
COBIT 5 defines the three components of value creation as:
As we identify and make decisions concerning these 3 components we should ask the following three related questions:
Managing these three components while considering how we deliver on our stakeholder’s needs will help us meet COBIT 5’s governance objective of value creation.
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