Using Pattern-Based Strategies to Drive 'Just Enough' Application Governance

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Summary

Governance is often described as monolithic and rigid, and there are times when that's true. Using pattern-based strategies will help application organizations apply just-enough governance to build in flexibility when it's needed.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • 1.0 The Long, Expensive and Futile Quest for Governance
    • 2.0 Basic Behaviors: Consistent Patterns
    • 3.0 Exceptions: Anticipated and Unanticipated Activities That Affect Consistent Patterns
      • 3.1 Anticipated Exceptions
      • 3.2 Unanticipated Exceptions
      • 3.3 Innovative Exceptions
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