SharePoint governance is expected to remain a critical focus throughout the SharePoint world in the coming years asthe user population, content size and functional options all grow. Proper SharePoint governance is an aid to broad adoption and technical management. Without governance, SharePoint becomes unusable and unmanageable.
Although the need for governance is undeniable, a lack of clear understanding about the meaning of governance can stall implementation efforts. Governance needs to reflect the five core pillars: security, auditing, reliability, usability, and supportability.