Effective IT Governance Mechanisms

Governance mechanism

Rating: 1 - 5

1 (ineffective) to 5 (highly effective)

DECISION-MAKING STRUCTURES Rating
Business/IT relationship managers 3.9
IT leadership committee comprising IT executives 3.8
IT council comprising business and IT executives 3.7
Executive or senior management committee 3.5
Process teams with IT members 3.4
Architecture committee 3.1
Capital approval committee 3.1
ALIGNMENT PROCESSES Rating
Tracking of IT projects and resources consumed 3.4
Service-level agreements 3.2
Formally tracking business value of IT 2.9
Chargeback arrangements 2.8
COMMUNICATION APPROACHES Rating
Office of CIO or officer of IT governance 3.6
Work with managers when they fail to follow the rules 3.2
Announcements from senior management 2.9
Web-based portals and intranets for IT 2.9

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