The 'Seven Deadly Sins' of Application Governance

Archived Published: 09 March 2011 ID: G00210776


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If setting up and using governance processes was easy, then every organization would be doing it. Avoid the mistakes that others have made with their application governance processes.

Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Analysis
    • Sin No. 1: Lack of Definition of Governance
    • Sin No. 2: "One Size Fits All"
    • Sin No. 3: The Elegant Governance Process
    • Sin No. 4: Failure to Measure
    • Sin No. 5: Equating "Governance" With "Tools"
    • Sin No. 6: Lack of Ownership
    • Sin No. 7: Imposing Governance From the Outside In
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