What is IT Governance?

IT governance has been discussed from a private sector perspective. This article aims to bridge the gap between private and public sector concepts and approaches on IT Governance.


This primer on IT Governance defines IT Governance, discusses why IT Governance is essential to an organization's success, explores the connection between corporate governance and IT Governance, provides IT Governance best practices, lists common IT Governance pitfalls/constraints and concludes that "IT is an integral part of the public sector program delivery. IT governance is an integral part of corporate governance. IT governance ensures that IT goals are met and IT risks are mitigated such that IT delivers value to sustain and grow the organization. IT governance drives strategic alignment between IT investment and program delivery and must judiciously measure performance."

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