A business risk approach to IT governance

The last 50 years have witnessed a dramatic evolution in the strategic importance of information technology (IT) to business initiatives.

As corporate information technology infrastructure increases in size and complexity, corporations are recognizing the need for a better mechanism for assessing IT’s role and alignment to the key corporate initiatives. What began as a series of best practices has evolved into the field known as IT governance.

This white paper explores the key concepts and challenges with IT governance and how best to take a risk focus approach.