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Gartner's Pace-Layered Application Strategy allows different rates of change, depending on the type of application, providing slow change and high control for some, while a more agile and experimental approach for others. To get the whole benefit, you need to differentiate governance and change processes by layer.
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Pace of Change, Change Control and Clarity of Requirements Drive Governance Needs
Existing Governance Usually Fits the Needs for Systems of Record
Managing Segmented Governance Processes for the Different Layers Requires a High Level of Application Organization Maturity
Layers Change at Different Rates, So Governance Processes Must Manage the Dependencies Between Layers
Use APM Processes to Govern Movement Between Layers
- Pace of Change, Change Control and Clarity of Requirements Drive Governance Needs