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The Governance of Green IT by George Spafford

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CHAPTER 1: THE GOVERNANCE OF GREEN IT

From a true governance perspective, boards are concerned about the goals of the organization, such as maximizing return on shareholder equity, and managing risks that may prevent goals from being realized.

Information technology (IT) plays a key enabler role in organizations. By providing solutions comprised of people, process and technology, in the form of IT services to the business, IT has transformed how business is conducted to the extent that it is not possible to efficiently and effectively conduct day-to-day activities without the assistance of IT services.

As an enabler, IT must be utilized by management to help various functional areas, such as manufacturing and accounting, to accomplish their green ...

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