PwC conducted research for the 4th edition of the IT Governance Institute’s (ITGI1) Global Status Report on the Governance of Enterprise IT (GEIT) published January 2011. Comparing the results of global and Canadian data sets, PwC’s research found that Canadian organizations need to focus on two areas of IT governance: enterprise architecture and cost reduction.
In April 2011, PwC prepared a sub-section of data from the Canadian respondents that reviewed the differences in how Canadian small businesses (less than 500 employees) approach IT governance compared to larger firms (more than 500 employees). The results from the sub-section of data showed that smaller firms in Canada have lower IT maturity and require more formal structure and improved IT governance.
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