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Apr 06, 2022
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Good governance is hard to define and even harder to implement. However, having a good governance program for your IT team is critical to achieving your organization's goals and mission while maintaining risk management and compliance best practices. In this blog post, you will learn: What is governance and what isn't a practical definition of governance What good governance means in the age of Office 365 Why and how to go beyond good governance to data protection Check out the other resources at the end for more practical advice on how to build a good governance program that fits your organization's needs. define governance Governance Definition In a recent article, Microsoft defines governance as "the set of policies, roles, responsibilities, and processes that control how an organization's business units and IT teams work together to achieve their goals." The IT Governance Institute (ITGI), a subgroup of ISACA, has narrowed the focus in its Governance Executive Primer, emphasizing the role of IT, stating that governance is " the responsibility of executives and boards of IT sustains and scales the organization's strategies and goals." Simply put, governance is the practical application of processes and policies, especially those involving IT, to achieve organizational goals. It's not compliance, security industry mailing list or technology assessment and adoption - although these capabilities will be improved with good governance. However, governance is not one size fits all. Any organization's use of information technology will vary according to its mission, values, and goals. Enterprise-level organizations may require more and more detailed governance than smaller organizations due to the complexity of their infrastructure and size. Put simply, governance is the process by which an organization can answer these three questions about information technology and its management . What decisions need to be made? Who is responsible for decisions? How will the decision be made? What does good governance mean in the age of Office 365? Whether your organization has fully embraced cloud-based technologies (like Office 365 and SharePoint Online, or you're still on an on-premises Exchange or SharePoint server), it's always a good time to review your current governance program and make sure it's solid. Decisions around cloud-based technologies will expose weak links in any current governance plan -- no plan is a smart choice for IT decision-making, with profound implications for how teams collaborate and communicate. Good governance practices are critical when evaluating whether to adopt cloud-based platforms and solutions such as Office 365. A good plan can: Clear priorities for adoption and deployment.
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