This article provides an overview and summary of the COBIT 5 domain Evaluate, Direct and Monitor.

In COBIT 5 – IT governance management process ensures that the organisational objectives are achieved by evaluating stakeholder needs, conditions and options; setting direction through prioritisation and decision making; and monitoring performance, compliance and progress against agreed-on direction and objectives.

The following lists the high-level IT processes for the EDM domain:

  1. Ensure Governance Framework Setting and Maintenance.
  2. Ensure Benefits Delivery.
  3. Ensure Risk Optimisation.
  4. Ensure Resource Optimisation.
  5. Ensure Stakeholder Transparency.

Each of the above processes are further supported by governance controls and activities.

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