Ask 10 people what “IT Governance” means and you’re going to get 11 answers. Sometimes we picture a single, large, and dusty document that contains all the rules we should follow. Many think of security when governance is mentioned. Most simply glaze over or quickly change the subject.
In the world of collaboration tools, governance is the gatekeeper of good adoption.
Gartner defines IT governance as “processes that ensure the effective and efficient use of IT in enabling an organization to achieve its goals.” Put another way, governance is really the gatekeeper between chaos and control.