Industry Experts Launch First Ever Strategic IT Management Course to Help Business to Manage the IT and IT to Manage the Business

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Two former IT managers with over 40 years’ combined experience in banking within the City of London have launched a one-day intensive course Managing IT for Business offering insights into how IT can be used strategically to further your organisational success.

Managing IT for Business is a course aimed at business leaders who are responsible for, or concerned about, the way their company uses its IT resources. It is also suitable for IT managers who need to understand how they can integrate IT into their organisation more effectively.

While many companies now understand the need for an IT strategy, too many either depend on IT managers to produce this in isolation, or allow it to be dictated by finance or another department and imposed on IT. IT managers are trained in IT but not necessarily in management yet most are expected to manage a vital part of the organisation’s business.

Regulatory changes, data privacy laws and other legal requirements mean that firms can’t afford to make mistakes with their data retrieval and storage.

Everyone knows that IT can improve their business performance and Managing IT for Business can help achieve that objective.

The course covers:

  •     Compliance and risk
  •     Policy and controls
  •     Business continuity and disaster recovery
  •     Interaction between the organisation and IT
  •     Staff, personnel and recruitment
  •     Systems security
  •     Outsourcing and managed services

There is an opportunity for delegates to network with others facing the similar issues.

Courses take place every month at central locations in the City of London. Each session caters for between 8 and 16 delegates.

About Managing IT for Business

Courses are presented by David Taylor, Director of IT services company DGT Technology Limited and Bernard Brett, director of Galleywood Consulting Limited.

David Taylor is a director of DGT Technology Ltd providing IT business services and support to a range of SME clients. He has worked for several years in a technical IT role, and has held the position of IT Manager for a number of smaller international banks based in the City of London. He has written a number of articles about IT issues and been published in financial and legal magazines.

Managing IT for Business is a trading arm of DGT Technology Limited.

Media contacts

DGT Technology Limited

174 Victoria Park Road

London

E9 7HD

Phone 0845 257 9698

Fax 0871 994 0947

http://www.managingitforbusiness.co.uk

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