Incorporating Governance into an Agile Project with Stage Gates
When your projects have to fit into the greater organizational picture, #governance becomes your aligning tool. With the introduction of #stagegates, you now have check points during which certain metrics can be checked and alignment confirmed. At first sight this seems to contradict the #agileprinciples, however if you align agile and governance well, it becomes a very powerful tool.
The article below lays it out very well.