2019 ISDM Self-assessment

Subject: 2019 ISDM Self-assessment

Dear Colleagues (ISDM Data Owners/Stewards, and Departmental Coordinators),

Given the role of second line of defence, the Data and Security Team of ITS is responsible to establish and maintain the exercise of assessment which enables us to access our maturity level in data management. In this regard, the 2019 ISDM self-assessment will be conducted in Dec 2019. Departments are required to complete the self-assessment form with accordance to the following schedule.

  1. Schedule



Nov 14, 2019


Dec 13, 2019

4 Briefing Sessions will be arranged, which objectives are as follows:

1. to explain the content of ISDM self-assessment;

2. recap our ISDM knowledges which can fulfil the ISDM Policy.

Dec 9, 2019

Online Survey Form of 2019 ISDM self-assessment will be opened for submission.

Dec 31, 2019

1. Deadline of submission.

2. Online access of 2019 ISDM self-assessment will be closed.

Feb 2020

Conclusion on the self-assessment and improvement plan.


  1. Access


In between Dec 9 to 30, 2019, the Online Survey Form will be opened and department can participate the Self-Assessment.


Before Nov 14, 2019, departments may access the sample questions in the following link:




  1.  Briefing Sessions of ISDM Self-Assessment

Since it may be the first time, or you may need to recap the important issues that you are involved in the filling of ISDM Assessment Questionnaire, we understand that you will need some revision, clarification on the various areas. To facilitate this, we will conduct the following briefing session to take you through.





HKU EMS Registration

Nov 14, 2019

3.30pm to 4.30pm



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Nov 22, 2019

3.30pm to 4.30pm



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Dec 5, 2019

3.30pm to 4.30pm



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Dec 13, 2019

3.30pm to 4.30pm



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  1. Contact / Inquiries


Please contact ISDM support if you have further question:

Email : hkuisdm@hku.hk

Phone : 3917 5715

Thank you for your support in ISDM Policy implementation.



Bunny Wong

Data and Security Team

Information Technology Services