Governance and Security form the bounding domains of Enterprise Architecture, and both domains are an integral part of IT management within the state. Governance that is required across all domains, and is provided by use of a Center of Excellence (CoE) and Change Control Board (CCB). The function of Governance is to review and approve any potential exceptions to the enterprise within the guidelines of the overall strategy of the State.
The function of Governance is to preserve consistency within the State of Vermont Enterprise Architecture. It is done through review of potential changes to the architecture, approving or denying potential exceptions, by using the lens of established guidelines of the State Strategy.