ACTIVITY A: JOURNAL
30th march 2007:
I visited www.isaca.org, and read a case study about Columbia bank (2:40 pm). I logged on to www.columbiabank.com (3:00 pm) and wrote letter to them regarding the information about its IT governance. I also logged on to www.pg.com (3:40 pm) and wrote them too.
3rd April 2007:
I visited www.isaca.org (2:45pm) and took case study of all state insurance and logged on to its’ site, www.allstate.com (2:55 pm) and wrote them for information about IT governance.
6th April 2007:
I went to Kogarah library and got “IT governance – A Pocket Guide based on COBIT” “by Koen Brand & Boonen.
7th April 2007:
I got the information about COBIT through “IT governance – A pocket Guide based on COBIT”
24th April 2007:
I logged on to www.allstate.com and started the introduction part of my report (6:00 am). I also logged on to www.safari.oreilly.com and got some journal article about some process which helped me to understand the subject better (7:45 am)
27th April 2007:
I got a book called “Defining IT Governance A consolidation of Literature” by Marten Simonsson and Pontus Johnson, P.H.D which gave me an information about IT governance and its importance. I than visited www.hpl.hp.com which gave me some of the technological report of COBIT (9:00 am) which was really helpful for me to enhance my knowledge on COBIT.
29th April 2007:
I tried to log on to www.allstate.com but the site did not opened so I logged on to www.isaca.org and read the case study of Canadian Tire (3:40 pm) and logged on to www.ctfs.com (4:00 pm) read the information given and finally decided to make report on it. So again I started the organizational introduction part of my report.
30th April 2007:
I got the information of COBIT from USQ server (1:45 pm), and copied it. I started the 2nd part of my report (3:45pm). I logged on to www.oblicore.com and abstract some information about the focus of COBIT (5:00 pm). I also logged on to www.erion.co.uk and downloaded some information about IT governance (6:00 pm). And finally I logged on to www.ctfs.com and completed my report till the 4th process (8:00 pm).
1st may 2007:
I logged on to www.erion.co.uk again and reviewed the information. I logged on to www.isaca.org/cobit and got some information about the adoption of COBIT by Canadian Tire (8:00 am). I logged on to www.ctfs.com and completed my report till 7th process (11:00 am)
2nd may 2007
I referred to book named “How to operate more effectively” by David M Cannon, Joseph H Godwin and Stephen R. logged on to www.skyviewpartner.com and got the information about the security software’s (9:00pm). I also logged on to www.ctfs.com . I completed all the first domain of my report (12:20 am).
3rd may 2007
I logged on to www.ctfs.com. I abstracted information from www.isaca.org/cobit (2:00am) and from the COBIT guidance provided by the USQ server. I completed till AI5 of my report (5:00 am).
4th may 2007
I logged on to www.isaca.org/cobit and downloaded all the information I needed. I also visited some of the same old sites which I visited before and loaded information which I thought would be helpful to me (8:30 pm). I than created a folder for my convenience and saved all the necessary information in the folder. I then logged to www.pch.gc.ca which gave me some information about Canadian tire (10:00 pm). I also explored www.workpolis.com and www.cpd.cica.ca and gained some information about the company’s conference on IT audit, Governance and Security. (11:30 pm). I modified some of the previous written report according to the information I got. I logged on to www.ctfs.com and finally I completed till DS7 of my report (1:00am).
5th may 2007
I logged on to www.zdnet.co.uk and got some information about the problem management and articles regarding the service support of Canadian Tire (9:00 am). I also logged on to www.isaca.toronto.on.ca which gave me information about...