The purpose of this paper is to identify the current situation and the future improvement for IT governance and controls in developing country like Thailand.
Thai universities were selected and used as subjects for capturing the perception of IT executives on IT governance performance measures. In the first step, a global IT governance perspective was drawn from the literature review. In the second step, the important-performance analysis was applied to the metrics of IT governance balanced scorecard with collected survey data from 64 IT executives.
From a global perspective, the critical points that need to be concerned before implementing IT governance have been illustrated. From a regional perspective, the paper generated the strategic IT governance guidance for Thai universities.
This paper is beneficial for chief information officers, executive managers, IT managers, and academics. They will gain more knowledge and understanding about the mixed method of using metrics in IT governance balanced scorecard and importance-performance analysis in order to identify the current situation of IT governance and controls in their organizations. Additionally, the practical idea with this method can be applied to draw IT governance strategy in their contexts.
This paper specifies the critical points and directions of IT governance for Thai universities. The analysis covers global and regional viewpoints. This paper also provides the method for applying IT governance balanced scorecard metrics and importance-performance analysis to contribute IT governance strategy.
Jairak, K. and Praneetpolgrang, P. (2013), "Applying IT governance balanced scorecard and importance-performance analysis for providing IT governance strategy in university", Information Management & Computer Security, Vol. 21 No. 4, pp. 228-249. https://doi.org/10.1108/IMCS-08-2012-0036Download as .RIS
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