IT Governance, although not as broadly discussed, is equally older, in late 60's was created in Europe the Governance of Data Processing Committee and the topic holds evolving until current days, born from the need of tighter control on IT, it is currently the most efficient way to align IT-enabled investments and initiatives with business and corporate goals.
Currently the GEIT (Governance of Enterprise IT) is based on 3 pillars:
Ensure Benefits Realization
This holistic view of IT Initiatives ensures all approved IT projects will bring some value to the business, on an acceptable cost and under understood and accepted risks with known ROI (Return over Investment) or estimated VOI (Value over Investment).
For the purpose of emhance power development of each enterprise, SmartPro experts has been doing some research plus practical projects then deliver many related courses to GEIT.