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How to Drive 'Just Enough' Application Governance

Published: 28 January 2013

ID: G00235320

Analyst(s): Matthew Hotle


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

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Design Governance Frameworks to Handle the Basics and for Exceptions
  • Set Up Consistent Patterns for the Majority of Work
  • Create Fallback Patterns for Expected Variations
  • Unexpected Variations Require Clear Definition of Decision Rights
  • Set Up Patterns That Encourage Innovation and Organic Change

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