Gartner Research

IT Governance Must Be Driven by Corporate Governance

Published: 17 November 2009

ID: G00172463

Analyst(s): Julie Short, Michael Gerrard


IT governance needs to be designed and implemented as a cohesive, integrated process linked to the principles of corporate governance. CIOs need to understand how to accomplish this by using the resources available to them and by ensuring business involvement.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • What Is Corporate Governance, and How Does It Influence IT Governance?
  • IT Governance: Demand- and Supply-Side
  • Align Supply to Demand Using Principles of Corporate Governance
    • Disclosure and Transparency
  • Responsibility of the Board
  • What Can a CIO Do to Obtain the Involvement of the Board?
  • IT Is Part of the Business

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