Address tangible risks with the Govern methodology of the Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure

Solution Architect
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Business Owner
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Risk Practitioner
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Technology Manager

Without proper governance, it can be difficult and laborious to maintain consistent control across a portfolio of workloads. Fortunately, cloud-native tools like Azure Policy provide convenient means to establish those controls. The Govern methodology helps you evaluate and establish corporate policies and disciplines to mitigate tangible risks.

Learning objectives

In this module, you'll:

  • Learn about the Cloud Adoption Framework Govern methodology.
  • Build a cloud governance team to oversee cloud governance.
  • Assess cloud risks to determine which policies to implement.
  • Document cloud governance policies to ensure transparency.
  • Enforce cloud governance policies to ensure compliance.
  • Monitor cloud governance to maintain compliance and refine policies.


  • A foundational understanding of IT governance processes
  • An understanding of your organization's governance requirements that are relevant to your cloud adoption plan