Good governance is essentially the governing body of an organisation leading it in an ethical and effective way. IT Governance or (information technology governance) is part of good governance and has become a hot topic worldwide, but especially due to the prominence it is given in the King Report and King Code on Corporate Governance. It is part of corporate governance and is not the same as IT compliance. Gartner defines it as “the processes that ensure the effective and efficient use of IT in enabling an organisation to achieve its goals.”

The JSE Listing Requirements and King III and IV

What do the JSE listing requirements say about the King Code? Is the King Code part of the requirements? Do listed companies have to comply with the King Code principles? Have the JSE listing requirements changed since King III or are [...]

By |2019-05-09T10:44:32+02:00June 21st, 2017|Categories: Governance|Tags: , , |

Good Governance helps the Poor

Good governance is critical in the development of an economy which benefits all sectors of society. In particular, good governance helps the poorest people in society. All organisational governing bodies should practice it if they want to be responsible, productive [...]

By |2019-06-27T14:04:11+02:00November 9th, 2016|Categories: Governance|Tags: , |

King IV Code and IT Governance

The King IV Code deals with information and technology governance (or IT Governance) in detail. IT Governance was first dealt with specifically in King III™ with a whole chapter and principle on the topic. In the King IV Code™, the scope of [...]

By |2019-06-28T09:50:18+02:00November 1st, 2016|Categories: Governance|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Link between Good Governance and Complying with the Law

There is always a link between good governance and compliance with the law. Compliance with the law is part of good governance. However, the laws stand on their own. The King Report confirms that you should comply with the law. However, the [...]

By |2019-06-28T15:55:53+02:00May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Governance|Tags: , , , , |

King 4 is actually King IV on Corporate Governance

King 4 is actually spelt King IV with roman numerals. If you are searching for King 4, you will find it hard to get the latest report and code on corporate governance in South Africa. You’re forgiven. Why are people [...]

By |2019-06-28T16:39:26+02:00April 2nd, 2016|Categories: Governance|Tags: , , |

What Must your Organisation Comply with?

Many people ask us what their organisation must comply with. What is voluntary and what is mandatory. Organisations must comply with all applicable laws. So for example, you must comply with RICA, GDPR, POPIA, the Consumer Protection Act - but [...]

By |2019-06-28T16:46:56+02:00March 19th, 2016|Categories: Governance|Tags: , , |