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The Governance of Green IT by George Spafford

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CHAPTER 2: THE GREEN IT PROCESS

In order for management to effectively and efficiently support the direction set forth by the board, a process must be defined. Given the topic at hand, we will identify this as the “Green IT” process. By formalizing this process, it allows for a proper understanding of inputs, outputs, roles and responsibilities, workflows, metrics, and so on.

Furthermore, by implementing a process, we can leverage quality management disciplines to continuously improve and better support the organization.

The goal of Green IT

The goal is for IT to support the green objectives of the organization as defined by the board and/or a corporate social responsibility management group. Without this context, IT may be operating with the ...

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