Enterprise business technology governance: A validation of three technology-governance competencies for boards of directors

Valentine, Elizabeth, Stewart, Glenn, & Tan, Shiang-Yen (2014) Enterprise business technology governance: A validation of three technology-governance competencies for boards of directors. In Proceedings of 25th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, ACIS, Auckland, New Zealand.

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The competent leadership and governance of digital transformation needs to involve the board of directors. The reported lack of such capability in boards is becoming a pressing issue. Underpinning leadership in such transformation are the competencies to effectively govern Enterprise Technology (ETG). In this paper we take the position that ETG competencies are essential in boards because competent enterprise business technology governance has been shown to contribute to increased revenue, profit, and returns. We report the industry validation processes of a set of three board-of-director competencies needed for effective ETG related to strategy and planning; investment and risk; and, innovation and value creation. We conclude that gaps in board ETG competence remain.

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ID Code: 82558
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Enterprise Technology Governance (ETG), Governance of Enterprise IT (GEIT), Board competency, Competency Development, Board Technology Competence, Corporate Governance, Competency Development Rigor, Fiduciary Duty of Care
ISBN: 9781927184264
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 The authors
Copyright Statement: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Australia License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/au/
Deposited On: 18 Mar 2015 23:15
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