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Implementing IT Governance

A Pocket Guide

Implementing IT Governance by J. Selig Gad
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Selig has brought together his years of practical experience and his academic training to produce a valuable resource on how to successfully manage IT. He uses IT governance as the focal point for executing best practices to create alignment between IT and the business. In today’s marketplace, where no organization can compete effectively without alignment, this book can become the executive handbook for IT management.
Christine V. Bullen
Senior Lecturer, Howe School of Technology Management, Stevens Institute of Technology

Dr. Selig has written an extremely comprehensive book on IT Governance. It is so comprehensive that today's IT leader need look at few other sources to ensure that they have nailed what it takes to lead a world-class IT organization. It provides details, yet serves as a easily reference-able road-map for today's busy IT executives…it's a great desktop companion!
Stu Werner, Executive Vice President and CIO, Li & Fong, U.S.A.

Dr. Selig’s book on this topic is a great resource for all IT practitioners and brings together every critical aspect relating to IT governance. This book lays out a roadmap to executing within a solid governance model. It looks at all aspects of establishing, marinating, growing and sustaining an IT ecosystem. The combination of case studies and disciplined approaches to building well structured processes, committed leaders and change agents will help the board, executive management and most of all, CIO’s and IT professionals think through what has worked, what can work and how to deploy IT governance successfully. I very much enjoyed reading the chapters. I think you have a great book and I look forward to reading it when it comes out.
Dick LeFave, CIO, Sprint Nextel

Dr. Selig’s book is an excellent instructional text as well as a thorough source of reference. Each topic has a very detailed list of informational details. It is a must have for every executive or manager who deals with IT as well as every professor teaching any business or IT course. Michael Bodetti, TNT Expense Management
In an era when strong IT governance is an increasingly critical component of visionary business and technology leadership, Dr Selig's book provides a welcome compendium of successful practices. Experienced leaders will find it a valuable reference, while early-career managers will appreciate the clear, actionable framework for developing high-quality, sustainable governance models of their own.
Hank Zupnick, CIO, GE Real Estate
Dr Selig's book is a well thought out and comprehensive reference guide on the successful governance of IT in context of the larger business. It successfully combines practical check lists and governance models with real world insights in an easy to read format. The book is organized into logical sections that make it easy to find topics of relevance. This book will be useful when setting up a new governance model or challenging and improving what is in place today. It is written in a format that allows the reader to stand back from the detail and look a the bigger picture, recognizing that an integrated approach to IT governance is critical to the overall health of a successful business. Dr Selig has captured this complex topic in a way that will prove a valuable reference for all levels of Executives and managers that are involved in IT governance.
Nicholas Willcox, Director IT, Unilever Americas

Dr. Selig’s blend of executive IT and senior level business experience in major companies combined with many years of teaching experience and research effort have enabled him to create a unique book that blends many different components and perspectives on IT Governance into a single framework. Written for senior and aspiring IT and business leaders, his book draws upon practical experience, research, and best practices as well as the collective wisdom of the many senior IT leaders he has interacted with in teaching IT Governance. A five star rating!
James R. Shea, Director, Syracuse University, Center for Business Information Technologies

Dr. Selig has created a veritable ‘IT Governance Encyclopedia’ for the 21st century IT executive. If something isn’t covered here, you probably don’t need to know it.
Peter Schay, Executive VP, The Advisory Council

Van Haren Publishing; June 2008
209 pages; ISBN 9789087532178
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Title: Implementing IT Governance
Author: J. Selig Gad