Board Briefing on IT Governance, 2nd Edition 

 

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Expanded and updated, Board Briefing on IT Governance, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive description of IT governance concepts, useful as a reference booklet or as a tool for educating top management, and comes complete with checklists and tools to help management initiate and sustain an effective IT governance program. Guidance is also provided on the roles and responsibilities for IT governance, highlighting the parts played by the CEO, business executives, CIO, IT steering committee, technology council, and IT architecture review board.

Specific attention is given to the IT strategy committee, which plays a key role but needs to broaden its scope. In addition to providing counsel on strategy when advising the board on its IT governance responsibilities, it needs to focus on IT value, risks and performance. The briefing provides high-level guidance on how to set up an effective committee.

Board Briefing on IT Governance, 2nd Edition explores the meaning of IT governance, its relationship to enterprise governance and the actions boards and senior management should take to effect IT governance. The newly revised second edition offers insight into a newly defined facet of IT governance—resource management—and includes detailed material on the roles and responsibilities of those involved in various aspects of the IT governance framework.