A detailed reference guide to the processes defined in the COBIT 5 process reference model. This includes the COBIT 5 goals cascade, a process model explanation and the process reference model. This publication provides a good-practice approach for implementation governance of enterprise IT (GEIT) based on a continual improvement life cycle tailored to suit the enterprise’s specific needs. COBIT enables enterprises to maximize the value and minimize the risk related to information, which has become the currency of the 21st century. COBIT 5 is a comprehensive framework of globally accepted principles, practices, analytical tools and models that can help any enterprise effectively address critical business issues related to the governance and management of information and technology. Additional information is available at www.isaca.org/cobit.