Microsoft IT has released several new resources related to the governance of Microsoft’s SharePoint service.

Implementing SharePoint 2010 Site Governance and Lifecycle Management 
(http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb687797.aspx#EOC

Webcast: How Microsoft IT Handles SharePoint 2010 Governance and Life Cycle Management (Level 200) (https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032487219&CountryCode=US)