Is your organisation small?
Does it have a flat or simple hierarchical structure?
Do you have internal know-how in IT Systems and Networks?
Does your organisation have qualified and available human resources?
Do your business activities have a low dependency on IT systems and are they uninvolved in storing or processing customer data of a sensitive nature and has your organisation been involved in similar activities, i.e. quality improvement processes?
Can you find a group of three to five people who have a broad and deep understanding of the organisation and also possess most of the following skills?
• problem-solving ability
• analytical ability
• ability to work in a team
• leadership skills
• ability to understand the firm’s business processes and the underlying infrastructure of the organisation
• ability to spend a few days working on this method
Do you have a relatively simple information technology infrastructure that is well-understood by at least one individual in your organisation?
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