It is difficult to overstate the importance of governance to SOA initiatives, whether in the context of service governance (i.e. governing the lifecycle of services from creation through deployment) or the broader issues of IT governance (commonly defined as specifying the decision rights and accountability framework to encourage desirable behavior in the use of IT). This session presents a holistic discussion of governance with SOA. It outlines the key policies that organizations should consider with regards to finance, portfolios, operations, architecture, technology, projects and people. It will also outline six successful steps to governance with SOA, as part of the decisions, processes and policies that contribute to successful business and SOA objectives. The presenters will address, how as part of the execution of an SOA strategy, organizations should put together a SOA Roadmap. Also discussed is how organizations need to govern the execution of the SOA Roadmap to ensure delivery of all SOA and business objectives.