Title: Beating IT Risks
Authors: Ernie Jordan and Luke Silcock
Publisher: John Wiley
ISBN: 0 470 02190 X
Reviewer: David Evans
Books on risk and risk management are not exactly thin on the ground ' Amazon UK lists well over a thousand. The subject is vital to the whole world of finance and management, since understanding it can be the key to spectacular success.
However, IT risks are far less well understood ' the number of books in this area can be counted on the fingers of one hand. This is surprising given the importance of IT in almost all areas where risks are taken and money can be made or lost. However, many spectacular failures over the last few years in both the public and private sector bear witness to the fact that managing IT is not easy.
Jordan and Silco...