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Information systems coordination ISCO

Coordinating information and technology strategies where the adoption of a common approach would benefit the organisation.

Guidance notes

This skill is typically applied within a large organisation in which information and technology strategy function is devolved to autonomous units, or within a collaborative enterprise of otherwise independent organisations. 

Examples where a common approach would benefit the organisation include — but are not limited to — shared services, service integration and management, sourcing, supplier management, cloud strategy, enterprise architecture, security.


Defined at these levels: 6 7

Information systems coordination: Levels 1-5

This skill is not typically observed when working at these levels of responsibility.

Information systems coordination: Level 6

Maintains awareness of the global needs of the organisation.

Promotes the benefits that a common approach to technology deployment will bring to the business as a whole.

Coordinates and collaborates with others on the promotion, acquisition, development, and implementation of information systems and services.

Information systems coordination: Level 7

Establishes the organisation's strategy for managing information and communicates the policies, standards, procedures and methods necessary to implement the strategy.

Coordinates all aspects of management of the life cycle of information systems.

Represents the interests of the entire organisation to general management and external bodies on matters relating to information strategy.