Best Practice Report

Build Your Cloud Governance Framework

April 5th, 2024
With contributors:
Lauren Nelson , Arthur Ross , Frank Harris


The mainstream implementation of cloud strategies has forced enterprises to operationalize cloud processes. Cloud, automation, self-service, and dynamic scalability have provided huge benefits and driven massive innovation for enterprises. These same benefits also necessitate new guardrails and processes. Cloud governance provides a much-needed framework of intentionally designed rules and protocols that manage risk, handle data security, stay on top of costs, ensure resilient operations, and enables a steady flow of improved software delivery services to the organization. This report lays out the fundamental aspects of a cloud governance framework.

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