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IT Governance: Implementing Frameworks and Standards for the Corporate Governance of IT by Alan Calder

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CHAPTER 9: COMPONENTS OF IT GOVERNANCE

An IT governance framework consists, essentially, of a set of principles, a decision making hierarchy and an appropriate suite of reporting and monitoring processes. While all IT governance frameworks will have common elements, few frameworks are likely to replicate one another; each organisation has a unique business model and a unique risk environment, and its IT governance framework should reflect that.

Key decision areas

There are, in fact, seven components for the corporate governance of IT that should be considered when designing an IT governance framework:

1:  IT governance principles and decision-making hierarchy (see Chapter 10: ISO/IEC 38500)

There are two types of principle in this context: ...

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