How to doom Office365 governance (over and over again)

Paul Culmsee
11 min readMay 7, 2019

What if I told you many IT governance efforts, despite best intentions of managing or reducing risk, actually do the opposite and increase risk to the organisation. Sound counter intuitive or outright blasphemous? A younger me would wonder what older me is smoking right now, so let’s see if I can make a half-decent case and convince all you under-appreciated IT admins that adjusting your thinking will benefit you and your organisation.

The way I am going to do this is to outline what I call anti-governance patterns. These are mindsets or…