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IT Governance Body of Knowledge

Everything You Need to Create an IT Governance Plan for Your Organization

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Welcome to the world's best resource library on information technology governance (IT Governance) for CIOs and Senior Technology Managers. Stay ahead of the game with world class insights - practical thought leadership, proven tools, emerging trends and best practices for sustainable results. 

Search through hundreds of technology governance topics and thousands of articles, presentations, documents, tools, templates, case studies, samples, and best practices that will help you make informed decisions.

IT Governance Body of Knowledge Chapters

  1. Introduction to IT Governance
    What is IT Governance? This chapter contains information on the definition of technology governance, and its context. Download documents on IT Governance definition, IT Governance overview, IT Governance primer, and IT Governance introduction.
  2. Benefits and Challenges in IT Governance
    Why is IT Governance important? Why is IT Governance difficult to implement? This chapter helps CIOs understand the benefits from information technology governance planning, and the challenges to overcome.
  3. IT Governance Process
    This chapter has documents related to step by step process (Implementation)/Cycle/formulation/how to create/how to develop and IT Governance Plan.
  4. IT Governance Frameworks and Models
    Detailed information on the key IT Governance Frameworks used by organizations around the world. Includes 10 frameworks including COBIT, ITIL, ValIT etc.
  5. IT Governance Guides
    Complete guides on IT Governance – from definition, to step by step guidance, and more.
  6. IT Governance Templates
    Why start from scratch when you have access to templates that can be customized for your requirements? The fastest, and easiest way to create a governance plan for IT using true and tried steps and methods.
  7. IT Governance Case Studies
    This chapter contains downloads on technology governance in action in the enterprise. Hundreds of case studies, samples, and examples demonstrate real world design, implementation, and use of IT Governance in organizations across industry.
  8. IT Governance Tools
    This chapter has information on tools that can be used to create a governance for IT.
  9. IT Governance Organization
    Information on the team, and organization required to power the IT Governance process.
  10. IT Governance Best Practices
    The focus of this chapter is on proven ways to create and implement a technology governance plan in the enterprise. It covers best practices, and lessons learned.
  11. IT Governance Diagnostic/Assurance
    Guidance on periodic review and assessment of the IT Governance initiative. An outcomes based evaluation of IT Governance Planning is absolutely essential to ensuring results.
  12. IT Governance Maturity Model
    A good measure of progress is the organization's place on a IT Governance maturity model. This provides feedback on progress made to date, and an idea of the path ahead to reach even greater heights of efficiency and effectiveness.
  13. IT Governance Implementation
    The difference between a governance plan and a great governance plan is implementation. This is where the promise is turned into profits. This chapter provides information on implementation consideration in IT Governance, migration governance and plans, and building implementation roadmaps to visualize the journey ahead.
  14. Cross Function Topics
    IT Governance is not an island. It affects, and is affected by functions, and discipdtnes around it – e-governance, IT Strategy, Enterprise Architecture, to name a few. This chapter explores these connections, and their impdtcations.
  15. Miscellaneous
    There is a lot more information that cuts across these topics. This chapter houses all that does not neatly fits in one of the buckets above.

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