Despite widespread adoption of IT control frameworks, little academic empirical research has been undertaken to investigate their use. This paper reports upon research to benchmark the maturity levels of 15 key IT control processes from the Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT) in public sector organisations across Australia. It… (More)
There is a tension in the role of the IS auditor in public sector financial audits. Budgets for the conduct of such audits are tight. However, systems facilitating the production of financial reports are increasingly complex. How can IS audit be most effectively used to improve audit effectiveness and efficiency? Accordingly, this research reports the… (More)
Although practitioners have mapped the alignment between IT-related standards, this work has rarely been reported in the academic literature. In particular the methods used have not been made explicit, which has limited the value of any reported results. The research described in this paper demonstrates a rigorous method for mapping the alignment between… (More)
This paper investigates the provision of health information for rural residents through a web portal. Approaches to evaluate health portals are applied to a case study, where health information is made available through a portal accessed by rural Tasmanians. The portal was found to be a quality website, from an evaluation of its nature, success and quality.