Definition of « Think Tank »
a body of experts providing advice and ideas on specific problems
Source: Oxford Dictionary
- Brain trust
- Advisory board / experts
- Circle of experts
- The group’s goal is to think about a problem or a complex situation (related areas of ISACA) and analyze the strategy to find the best solution.
- Respect ISACA’s code of conduct (version française – PDF)
- Exchange within a framework of trust to discuss ideas and test new approaches
- Diffuse reflections members
Alignment with ISACA-Montreal
- Groups and its members are identified on the website
- They are not officials
- They shall not communicate directly with members
- In case of deadlock, a request may be made to the Board
- A maximum of 20 CPE can be awarded for participation in accordance with the rules of ISACA International. ISACA-Montreal reserves the right to examine the issue of CPE regarding participation and evidence submitted. CPEs are awarded once a year only.
- Each group is independent and self-sufficient.
- Groups are created according to interests
- Initial selection of members of the group made by the spokesman for the group
- The following documents must be provided to obtain the CPE
- Attendance list
- Minutes of meeting
- Publish annually
Roles and Responsibilities
- A group contains a maximum of eight (8) participants.
- (1) Scribe
- Management meetings including logistics
- Reports on attendance and progress in CA
- Validation within their sector to adequately represent and make recommendations on the problem
Number of meetings
A minimum of four (4) meetings is required (quaterly). Each additional meeting is at the discretion of the group. The first meeting is, among other things, determine the following:
- who will be the spokesperson for the group
- determine the timing of meetings
- what is the mission, vision and purpose of the group
- what is the working method
- ISACA Montréal events held annually for the dissemination of the work.
- Groups may meet at the place of their choice. All costs are the responsibility of the group members.
Submit an idea
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and describe the subject you wish to study.
- If you know the names of people who participate in your group, you can also submit at this time.
- The Board of Directors of ISACA-Montreal reserves the right to accept or reject an idea
For any questions, contact email@example.com.