Strategies for Information Technology Governance
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Strategies for Information Technology Governance

Wim Van Grembergen (University of Antwerp – Antwerp Management School, Belgium)
Release Date: July, 2003|Copyright: © 2004 |Pages: 402
ISBN13: 9781591401407|ISBN10: 1591401402|EISBN13: 9781591401414|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-140-7


In many organizations, Information Technology (IT) has become crucial in the support, the sustainability and the growth of the business. This pervasive use of technology has created a critical dependency on IT that calls for a specific focus on IT Governance. IT Governance consists of the leadership and organizational structures, processes and relational mechanisms that ensure that the organization's IT sustains and extends the organization's strategy and objectives. Strategies for Information Technology Governance records and interprets some important existing theories, models and practices in the IT Governance domain and aims to contribute to the understanding of IT Governance.

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Wim Van Grembergen is a full professor at the Economics and Management Faculty of the University of Antwerp (UA) and executive professor at the Antwerp Management School (AMS). He teaches information systems at master and executive level, and researches in IT governance, IT strategy, IT performance management and the IT balanced scorecard. Within his IT Alignment and Governance (ITAG) Research Institute ( he conducts research for ISACA/ITGI on IT governance and supports the continuous development of COBIT and VAL IT. Currently he is evolved in the development of COBIT 5. Dr. Van Grembergen is a frequent speaker at academic and professional meetings and conferences and has served in a consulting capacity to a number of firms. He has several publications in leading academic journals and published books on IT governance and the IT balanced scorecard. His most recent book Enterprise Governance of IT. Achieving strategic alignment and value is published in 2009 (Springer, New York).