it-governance Archive

  • Governance

    Staff the IT governance council with business leaders

    It may be a challenge, but recruiting and staffing the IT governance council with a representative set of business leaders from your enterprise will pay dividends over time.  You can establish and stagger term limits for business participants and rotate in new business leaders as...

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  • Agile Governance Structures

    Agile Governance Structures

    World class IT organizations are both highly efficient and effective. To become more effective in the application of information technology to business success, governance of enterprise architecture must look forward to ensure that the tactical decisions will holistically integrate in the future. … … “It...

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  • Govern IT Now

    Govern IT Now

    It’s never too late to start IT governance. … Start developing a starter set of business cases. Recruit a few non-IT executives to join the CIO in a governance forum. … And, start practicing the conversations. Commit to improving the experience for the participants at...

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  • Leadership Responsibility For Achieving IT Project Success

    Leadership Responsibility For Achieving IT Project Success

    Good set of anecdotes for the role of CIO and business leaders to sense and respond to market dynamics and project risks in order to achieve success. Success sometimes means an earlier project kill, so that investment can be shifted to new opportunities. … …...

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  • IT Governance: Board of Director Involvement

    IT Governance: Board of Director Involvement

    Corning demonstrates leading practices in board-level governance of IT – setting strategy, shaping the portfolio, understanding business impact, and sustaining benefit realization. The company expects growth through innovation in display technologies, diesel products, and telecommunications. Corning has a history of innovation and continues to invest...

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  • CIO Pulse Point: IT Governance in Top 10

    CIO Pulse Point: IT Governance in Top 10

    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants rank IT governance in the top 10 most important technology initiatives for 2007. … … “IT Governance: A structure of relationships and processes that direct and control an organization and help it achieve its goals by adding value while...

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  • ITGovernance ITIL EnterpriseArchitecture Drive Benefits

    ITGovernance ITIL EnterpriseArchitecture Drive Benefits

    Service management successes discussed at recent conference. … “CIO of the state of Illinois saved over $130 million annually by implementing a strong enterprise architecture and IT governance program in conjunction with ITIL. ” … Via Public CIO: Government IT Services

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  • Governance Compliance ITIL: CIO 2007 Priority List

    Governance Compliance ITIL: CIO 2007 Priority List

    2007 CIO priorities are surfaced, with ITIL making the list this year … … “Last year IT governance and compliance were the top CIO spending priorities and both are still of high importance with just over half (52 per cent) looking at governance and 42...

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  • IT Innovation: Optimistic?

    IT Innovation: Optimistic?

    I’m optimistic about the ability of information technologists to transform the capabilities of business. McKinsey discusses how differnetiation is needed to remain competitive. Techniques that balance scale and speed involve segmenting the approach to governance. … … “But this time around, IT is increasingly redefining...

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  • IT Governance: Steady Progression

    IT Governance: Steady Progression

    IT governance is a journey and CIO realize they cannot implement the process overnight. A wise choice is to implement a few basic building blocks and then expand through cycle of learning and continuous improvement. … … “While expectations about the role of IT in...

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