The prevalent view is to provide a set of best practices that span all IT disciplines. This is also often referred to as benchmarking. Best practice is based on the idea that the best way to learn is from the experiences of others. The goal is to establish the maturity of these IT disciplines within the enterprise, and acknowledge that different disciplines may be at different levels of maturity. If all disciples are measured and evaluated, does maturity mean that best practices are blindly implemented?
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