For organizations competing in the modern business environment, it really is survival of the fittest. Organizations in any industry vertical are faced with the need to employ some form of governance and management to ensure the effective and efficient operation of their organizations, create value for stakeholders, and meet their needs on a sustainable basis.

But besides the functional and ‘corporate’ governance and management disciplines, there is another enterprise dimension, an integrated thread running through almost every modern day organization – information technology.

In this paper, Mike Lane discusses COBIT 5 – the business framework for the governance and management of Enterprise IT - and how it can help organizations see COBIT 5 in a whole new light.