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Computer Economics publishes an annual study on IT management best practices as well as more in-depth reports on selected IT management topics, including IT security practices.
This is our annual report on IT management best practices, which reviews the current state of adoption and maturity for 34 IT practices found within the best-run IT organizations.
This study is based on our annual survey of IT organizations in the U.S. and Canada.
Click this link for details on our annual study, to purchase the report, or to download free sample pages → IT Management Best Practices.
Throughout the year, we also publish in-depth reports on these best practices for IT management. Here are some of them.
Website Accessibility Adoption and Best Practices (August 2021)
Data Classification and Retention (July 2021)
Security Training (Apr. 2021)
Encryption (Jan. 2021)
Agile Development (Mar. 2020)
Penetration Testing (Mar. 2020)
Two-Factor Authentication (Feb. 2020)
IT Asset Management (Aug. 2019)
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) (Apr. 2019)
Organizational Change Management (Mar. 2019)
IT Strategic Planning (Dec. 2018)
IT Security Policies (Oct. 2018)
DevOps (Aug. 2018)
IT Personnel Time Tracking (Apr. 2018)
Business Continuity Planning (Apr. 2018)
Post-Implementation Audits (Mar. 2018)
Disaster Recovery Planning (Feb. 2018)
IT Security Compliance Audit (Jan. 2018)
IT Steering Committee (Nov. 2017)
IT Change Control Board (Nov. 2017)
Chargeback and Showback (Oct. 2017)
Bring-Your-Own-Device (Oct. 2017)
Security Incident Management (May 2017)
Enterprise Architecture (Feb. 2017)
IT Project Portfolio Management (Feb. 2017)
Project Management Office (Sept 2016)
We also publish various "how to" reports on IT management best practices, such as the following. When you log in, you will find these in the "IT Managers Tool Box" section: