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1Project Technology Governance PlanRaelene TabulaENT/586December 16, 2019Dr. Christopher Robinson
2Project Technology Governance PlanWhen building a company from scratch there is a lot to take into consideration. One of the important things that an entrepreneur should think about would be information technology (IT). Technology is developing every day and a business needs to be sure that they are up to date on all advancements that can impact their business. It does not matter what type of business that is operating there would be some type of IT being used. IT governance will provide stability to the strategic plan that will align IT and the goals of the business (Ali & Green, 2012). This paper will describe the governance framework the organization will use to manage the oversight and use of IT. Next, this paper will discuss a summary of the ethical considerations in the IT governance process. Lastly, an overview of how IT governance will influence strategic planning will be provided.Governance Framework DescriptionThe governance framework is a mechanism. This mechanism allows operational and senior-level management the ability to have insight and "oversight of each other's expectations, objectives, performance, risk appetite, and reporting requirements" (Brooks & Smith, 2013, para.1). The governance framework sets goals, guidelines, values, culture, accountability, and performance (Brooks & Smith, 2013).Essence of Time, Inc (EOT) will be implementing the control objectives for information and related technologies (COBIT) framework. COBIT brings in value to the company because it can deliver benefits to the company such as cybersecurity, risk management, compliances, assurance, and strategic alignment (Rafeq, 2019). This framework was created to help associate the gap between the technical people and the business people by using simplifying the perceptionof IT (Maseko & Marx, 2016). The reason that EOT chose COBIT is that that framework allows