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IT Services

Out of the shadows – IT as a service broker

Organisations need to balance innovation and business improvement with good governance and efficient use of IT budgets and resources. But this is not easy. Plenty of people right across the organisation think they know...

Shadow IT

Shadow IT is created by visionaries, not criminals

Shadow IT has become the friend of the Marketing Department and other Lines of Business and the foe of the IT Team. That’s the caricature anyway – and if it’s your view, you need...

The App Gap and Shadow IT | QuePro Advisors

What is the App Gap, beyond a fun expression? Today’s post looks at the issue of the APP GAP, an issue we touched on previously. We are well into the App Revolution, with all...

Cloud Computing

Cloud Monitoring – 3 Ways to Shine a Light on Shadow IT with End User Experience Management

A variety of solutions can help IT evaluate technology requests more quickly, speed up implementation times, and foster better collaboration with business units. End User Experience Management (EUEM) takes a different perspective in illuminating the use of Shadow IT – the perspective of the workforce end user. Here are three ways End User Experience Management can help enterprises shine a light on Shadow IT.

Does shadow IT really exist?

There’s a generalized belief that business units and departments that go out and source their own solutions to business problems are starving mainstream business IT from valuable funding. The perception is that this is being done in a shadowy and mysterious way under the moniker ‘shadow IT’.

Shadow IT

Selling IT in the shade

I was interested in reading a recent Nasuni survey on the adoption of public cloud storage and although seeing 22% of C-level executives adopting Dropbox came as no surprise, it reminded me of a...

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