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IT governance risk


To maximize value from technology investments, organizations must go beyond simply managing their IT assets. They must also use IT governance as a way to create greater shareholder value. By clearly defining and assigning responsibilities and authority, IT governance helps IT teams support business objectives and avoid the project failures that result from a misalignment between IT and business strategies. By encouraging IT leaders to have a seat at the executive table, IT governance also strengthens overall corporate governance practices, helps mitigate risk and enhances regulatory compliance.

To be effective, however, IT leaders must work to become more creative, proactive, strategic and innovative. Rather than merely protecting enterprise assets, IT must assume greater responsibility for enhancing organizational competitiveness. In this way, CIOs can improve outcomes for the entire enterprise while simultaneously supporting their own professional growth. If you’re ready to embrace a more strategic vision of the IT function, Deloitte professionals can help you:

  • Determine the appropriate governance processes, structures and mechanisms to increase business-IT alignment
  • Diagnose the current IT-governance processes, structures and mechanisms to identify opportunities for bottom-line improvements
  • Develop an efficient and effective IT organization with processes that align IT to organizational objectives
  • Realize the expected benefits of IT by increasing efficiency and automation, lowering costs and reducing complexity
  • Analyze which IT costs can be reduced without harming the quality of the IT environment
  • Design an appropriate sourcing strategy

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Our multi-functional professionals have a strong global presence and experience across virtually every industry. We can help you strengthen your IT governance practices and enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of your technology projects.
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