Published: 08 July 2010
Analyst(s): Joe Bugajski
Governance reporting is a management tool that helps governance leaders to win senior executive support for their programs. Effective governance reports help executives understand how governance programs increase operational efficiency and encourage innovation. Unfortunately, many governance leaders miss opportunities to advance their cause when they write reports about problems (e.g., fixing a data error) versus writing about solutions (e.g., eliminating data errors improved targeted marketing that, in turn, produced 10% more revenue). In this guidance document, Joseph M. Bugajski, research vice president, guides governance teams to build pragmatic reports that explain the value of effective governance programs.
Summary of Findings
The Gartner Approach
Guidance Framework for Governance Reporting
Risks and Pitfalls
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