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IT plays an integral part in most organizations today. While many organizations are recognizing the importance of IT governance, few actually understand it. As the role of IT continues to grow, IT governance becomes critical. Understand the role of governance in IT, and why successful organizations are applying governance practices within the IT department.
What is IT Governance?
IT governance is a continuous process of improvement which focuses on sustaining stakeholder value and confidence across the business. According to the IT Governance Institute “it is an integral part of enterprise governance that consists of leaders and organizational structures and processes that ensure and organization's IT sustains and extends the organization's strategies and objectives”.