An IT steering committee should review information systems PRIMARILY to assess:
whether IT processes support business requirements.
if proposed system functionality is adequate.
the stability of existing software.
the complexity of installed technology.
The role of an IT steering committee is to ensure that the IS department is in harmony with the
organization’s mission and objectives. To ensure this, the committee must determine whether IS
processes support the business requirements. Assessing proposed additional functionality and
evaluating software stability and the complexity of technology are too narrow in scope to ensure
that IT processes are, in fact, supporting the organization’s goals.