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Assessment of controls of information system function in auditing perspective in organizations of Sri Lanka

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dc.contributor.author Keerthiwansa, GWP
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-25T09:24:39Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-25T09:24:39Z
dc.identifier.uri http://dl.lib.mrt.ac.lk/handle/123/399
dc.description A dissertation submitted to the Department of Computer Science and Engineering for the MBA en_US
dc.description.abstract TABLE OF CONTENTS page CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION................................................................................. I 1.1 Background Information......................................................................................1 1.2 The Problem........................................................................................................... 2 1.3 Goals and Objectives........................................................................................... 3 1.4 The Approach....................................................................................................... 3 1.5 Nature and Form of Results................................................................................. 4 CHAPTER 2: LITERATURE SURVEY.................................................................. 6 2 1 Information System Auditing 6 2.2 IT System Management..................................................................................... 12 2.3 Application of the Areas of Assessment............................................................ 15 CHAPTER 3: THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK................................................. 16 3.1 Process Model ............................................................................................. IX 3.2 General/Integration Management...................................................................... 21 3.3 System Implementation (Acquisition & Development).................................. 3.4 Availability of Resources for the Production Operation.................................... 31 3.5 Performance Monitoring and Tuning................................................................. 34 3.6 Capacity Planning.............................................................................................. 38 3.7 Problem Management /Technical Support......................................................... 41 3.8 Change Management......................................................................................... 43 3.9 Security Management........................................................................................ 45 3.10 Disaster Recoveries............................................................................................ 49 3.11 Configuration/ Document Management............................................................ 52 3.12 Procurement Management................................................................................ . 54 3.13 Internal Auditing/Quality Management............................................................. 56 CHAPTER 4: METHODOLOGY............................................................................ 60 4.1 Approach............................................................................................................ 60 4.2 Validity of the Strategic Level Approach.......................................................... 61 4.3 Steps in the Research Design............................................................................. 62 4.4 Areas under the Assessment............................................................................. . 62 4.5 Variables, Indicators and their Measures........................................................... 63 4.6 Research Questionnaire...................................................................................... 66 4.7 Identifying the Audit Companies as Information Sources.................................67 4.8 Distribution of the Questionnaire....................................................................... 67 5 OBSERVATIONS AND RESULTS............................................................... 69 5.1 Collection of Questionnaires.............................................................................. 69 5.2 Selection of Questionnaires for Evaluation....................................................... 69 5.3 Calculations........................................................................................................ 69 5.4 The Summary of Results.................................................................................... 70 CHAPTER 6: ANALYSIS OF THE RESULTS................................................... 73 6.1 Graphical Representation of Process Variation................................................. 73 6.2 Correlation of the Process................................................................................. .86 6.3 Regression Analysis........................................................................................... 87 CHAPTER 7: CONCLUSION & RECOMMENDATION............................... 90 7.1 Identify the Strengths and Weaknesses of Organizations.................................. 90 7.2 Priority Based on the Controls of the Process................................................... 91 7.3 Priority Based on the Importance of the Process............................................... 91 7.3 Priority Based on the Importance of the Process............................................... 91 7.4 Overall Priority of the Process........................................................................... 93 7.5 Implementation of the Improvements................................................................ 94 7.6 Importance of the Internal Audit Department....................................................94 7.7 Development of Internal Audit Department...................................................... 94 7.8 Conclusion....................................................................................................... i 00 REFERENCES............................................................................................................ 103 ANNEXURE 1: RISK ASSESSMENT GUIDELINE...................................... 105 ANNEXURE 2: RESEARCH QUESTIONNAIRE........................................... 107 ANNEXURE 3: DATA ANALYSIS SHEET..................................................... 111
dc.format.extent xi, 117, [5]p. : ill. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject INFORMATION SYSTEMS-AUDITING PERSPECTIVE-SRI LANKA
dc.subject BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
dc.title Assessment of controls of information system function in auditing perspective in organizations of Sri Lanka
dc.type Thesis-Abstract
dc.identifier.faculty Engineering en_US
dc.identifier.degree MBA en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Computer Science & Engineering en_US
dc.date.accept 2006-12
dc.identifier.accno 89449 en_US


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