|Performed in a manner in which the organization’s goals and objectives are actually achieved.
Effectiveness deals with information being relevant and pertinent to the process as well as being delivered in a timely, correct, consistent and usable manner.
Meets the needs of the information consumer, who uses the information to perform a task. Relates to the information quality goals: appropriate amount, relevance, understandability, interpretability, objectivity.
Source: CobiT 5
Extend to which planned activities are realized and planned results are achieved.
Source: ISO 27000 - Information Security Standards