IT Policies

  • Employee Performance Review Policy

    Downloads · Jul 2014 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    It is critical for organizations to recognize personnel accomplishments, provide proper job direction and ensure that employee priorities are aligned with those of their departments as well as the business itself. Performance reviews achieve this by measuring and identifying employee strengths and successes as well as areas which need improvement....

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  • Software Procurement Policy

    Tools & Templates · Jun 2014 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Procuring software packages for the organization is a complicated process which involves more than just technological knowledge. There are financial and support aspects to consider, proof of concepts to evaluate and vendor negotiations to handle. Navigating through the details of an RFP in itself can be challenging, so use Tech...

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  • Employee Time Off Policy

    Tools & Templates · May 2014 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Numerous studies have demonstrated the physical and mental health benefits provided by holidays and vacation time, which help employees to maintain a positive work-home life balance. Specific time off allowances will differ for each organization and the employees therein. Tech Pro Research's Employee Time Off Policy provides general guidelines for...

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  • Electronic Data Disposal Policy

    Tools & Templates · Mar 2014 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Electronic data is likely to be more prevalent in today’s organizations than physical printed data. Reams worth of documents can now be stored on computer hard drives, handheld devices and storage cards smaller than a fingernail. The bulk of many strategic operations depend on this digital information and the safe...

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  • Transmission of Sensitive Data Policy

    Tools & Templates · Feb 2014 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Data in transit means data at risk if the proper precautions aren’t followed. Data stored inside a securely monitored environment is much less likely to fall into the wrong hands than data exchanged between people and systems. With this in mind, it is essential for company personnel to adhere to...

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  • Wearable Device Policy

    Tools & Templates · Jan 2014 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Wearable devices, such as the much-talked about Google Glass, are becoming more common as the result of technical advancements and new capabilities. These devices may exist in the form of clothing, watches, eyewear or even wigs and can serve as standalone gadgets or may link to another device such as...

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  • Social Media and Web Usage Policy

    Tools & Templates · Nov 2013 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Social media and web interactions are now standard procedures for customer-engaged companies and their employees. Blogs, website comments, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ are several examples of sites and services which businesses rely on in order to share public information, build customer relationships and obtain relevant feedback. The nature of...

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  • IT Travel Policy

    Tools & Templates · Oct 2013 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    In-house computers and servers have the benefit of physical security protection as well as on-site staff to help ensure they remain safe and uncompromised. Traveling with company property and/or data can pose a special risk to employees as well as the organization if the devices and/or information contained thereon become...

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  • IT Anti-Virus Policy

    Tools & Templates · Oct 2013 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Computer viruses, also known as "malware", are malicious self-replicating programs which can infect files. A virus can steal information, send out junk email and damage programs/operating systems. Viruses disrupt computers, cause needless downtime, consume staff resources and pose significant security risks to the organization. Staying up to date on malware...

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  • Google Glass Policy

    Tools & Templates · Sep 2013 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    The introduction of Google Glass means that it's only a matter of time before employees bring them into the workplace. Use Tech Pro Research's Google Glass Policy to help create guidelines for your organization. Google Glass has a variety of potential business or educational uses involving accessing, capturing and sharing...

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