Information and technology (IT) governance is a subset discipline of corporate governance, focused on IT, its performance and risk management. The interest in IT governance is due to the on-going need within organizations to focus value creation efforts on an organization’s strategic objectives and to better manage the performance of those responsible for creating this value in the best interest of all stakeholders.
Enterprise Architecture (EA) is the process of translating business goals and strategy into practical enterprise change by building, communicating and optimizing the key requirements, rules and models that describe the desired state of the enterprise and facilitate its change and evolution.
EA along with Process Services will provide a solid understanding of the life cycles of the enterprise and the establishment of appropriate collaboration and governance processes. When carried out together, Process Services provides the business context, enhanced processes, understanding, and metrics, while EA provides the discipline to translate business vision and strategy into architectural change. Both are needed for sustainable continuous improvement.
Process Services is specifically designed to facilitate process modeling, implementation and management. It offers the following benefits: