The most realistic and attainable approach to IT governance is a "lean" approach via project portfolio management (PPM). The lean approach requires a light footprint life cycle, rapid implementation of proven practices, and centralized data. It is based on simplicity and achievability, building on what works while establishing headroom for continuous improvement.
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to implement. For starters, it is difficult to impose a new mode of operations on an existing operating model – it’s like repairing an airplane engine in mid-air. In addition, few governance models build on what works while identifying what needs improvement. To be achieve-able in most IT organizations, improvements in the management of IT projects and resources must be fast, incremental, and impactful while mitigating change on the staff. The next three sections describe how the lean approach makes