IT Policies

  • eLearning and continuing education policy

    Tools & Templates · Jun 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Regardless of its industry or business, an enterprise can only reach the level of success that is achievable by the people that exist within that enterprise. Strategic plans, marketing campaigns, new product designs, technological innovations, etc. are all dependent on skilled people. If your enterprise views labor as a cost...

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  • New Employee Checklist and Default Access Policy

    Tools & Templates · Jun 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Onboarding new employees and providing them with the equipment and access they need can be a complex process involving various departments. However, a standard set of guidelines which can be reused and revised as needed can streamline these endeavors. A new employee checklist and default access policy assigns responsibilities for...

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  • Equipment reassignment policy and checklist

    Tools & Templates · Jun 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy provides guidelines for reclaiming and reusing equipment from current or former employees. It outlines the steps that must be carried out by authorized individuals before this equipment can be considered safe to reassign. The following checklist will help ensure that all the appropriate steps are taken for equipment...

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  • Employee objectives policy

    Tools & Templates · May 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    One of the key responsibilities of managing employees is helping them develop their careers. And one of the best ways to do that is by establishing clear, measurable objectives toward achieving their goals. This policy offers a simple outline of what qualifies as an acceptable objective and how managers and...

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  • IT hardware procurement policy

    Tools & Templates · May 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    A strong hardware procurement policy will ensure that requirements are followed and that all purchases are subject to the same screening and approval processes. This comprehensive policy covers the essential aspects of the purchasing process. From the policy: Summary There are many similarities between purchasing software and hardware—evaluations,...

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  • Teleconferencing policy

    Tools & Templates · May 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    The COVID-19 pandemic of early 2020 proved the role technology can play in assisting workers in collaborating remotely on audio/video conferences. It’s fortunate that network speeds, robust applications and quality equipment were sufficient for the challenge in getting remote workers the tools they needed to do their jobs. However, the...

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  • Ergonomics policy

    Downloads · May 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    A safe and healthy work environment provides the foundation for all employees to be at their most productive. Not only does it promote productivity in the workforce, it also helps prevent accidents, lawsuits, and in extreme cases, serious injury and potentially loss of life. This policy establishes procedures to help...

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  • IT Data Center Green Energy Policy

    Downloads · Apr 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    As worldwide energy needs and concerns about climate change continue to increase, environmentally responsible business practices are critical for the successful future of a company and the markets in which it operates. Green energy and sustainability savings in the data center provide not only financial benefits, but also lower organizational...

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  • Computer Equipment Disposal policy

    Downloads · Apr 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Computers, laptops, servers, and other IT equipment are regularly replaced and decommissioned. Off-lease systems must be returned to the manufacturer, some equipment is recycled, and other systems are given to employees or donated. Systems must be properly processed, and sensitive, proprietary, and all other organization information must be properly removed...

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  • Internet and Email Usage policy

    Downloads · Apr 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Internet and email communications are essential for performing modern business tasks, but companies must put rules in place to reduce the risks that come along with those technologies. This policy offers guidelines to help ensure that both IT and users follow safe practices when using electronic communications such as messaging...

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