The most important (highest level) documents for each category defined within the IT governance framework.
Establishes the commonwealth's EA as the primary source for providing information technology (IT) direction and technical requirements, which govern the acquisition, use, and management of IT resources by executive branch agencies. This document contains commonwealth policy statements related to applications systems development and open source software. It provides the process used to govern agency requests for changes and exceptions to the commonwealth's EA requirements. And this policy ensures all recommendations and requests for changes or exceptions are logged, reviewed and considered in a timely manner.
Establishes direction and technical requirements governing the acquisition, use and management of IT resources by executive branch agencies. The intent of this document is to provide a single consolidated list of requirements related to the commonwealth's EA for use by executive branch agencies and their business partners. Architecture direction for agencies when planning, changing or adding to their information technology is presented in two forms:
Additional policies, standards and guidelines.
Supporting documents that are not PSG's such as templates, checklists, etc.
|Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) forHealth Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services|
|Health Level 7 (HL7) International|
|Data Blueprint: Data Management|
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The RSA Archer GRC platform consists of agency inventories of applications, data assets, and software tools. Archer creates a common set of capabilities, methods, and taxonomy for risk and compliance programs. This enables greater integration of data, while creating a common language and reporting structure to share results.
The enterprise technical architecture (ETA) consists of eight technical domains and includes related topic reports that provide direction, recommendations, and requirements for implementing ETA principles, requirements, and recommended practices. The ETA guides the development and support of an organization's information systems and technology investments.
Provides discussion of an EA topic, which may include principles, recommendations, best practices, rationale and any implications. Current EA reports are:
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