Technology Governance Services (TGS)
TGS is run by John Halliday, a highly experienced and qualified IT Governance, Risk and Controls professional who assists CIOs / IT Managers to enhance the effectiveness of their IT team. This enables them to demonstrate the value that IT brings to the organisation and also how IT satisfies stakeholder needs and drives business value.
Through leveraging my experience in undertaking literally hundreds of IT audit and consulting assignments, I now work as a trusted advisor to the CIO / IT Manager and their team members (including outsourced providers) to better understand the current state of core IT processes and set a path to improvement and an agreed future state.
The primary objective to efficiently and speedily apply modern innovative practices, tools, diagnostics, frameworks and techniques to enable the CIO / IT Manager to identify where improvement is required. The aim is not only to drive value from the investment in technology, it is also to be ahead of the next audit or potential investigation into non compliance with regulatory, contractual or policy breach.
Over the years I have identified best practice tools and processes that enable the delivery of value.
I bring over thirty years experience, including over 11 years in a large international accounting and auditing firm, and the following Certifications:
• CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor)
• CGEIT (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT)
• COBIT (Foundation Certified in international IT Governance Framework)
• Certified in Project Gateway Reviews (Qld)
• Certified in the IT4IT Value Management framework
• Certified in Applied Business Architecture
I also champion thought leadership in the area of risk quantification and estimation under uncertainty techniques (such as Monte Carlo analysis) that can be applied to quantify risk appetite, assign probability to project costs, define Total Cost of Ownership and other areas.
I am currently undertaking a Research Masters at CQUniversity in Continuous Controls Monitoring.