Wednesday, June 14, 2017

CIO Career Coach: Rethink shadow IT

Welcome back to “CIO Career Coach,” a video series I created with and This season, we’re discussing the skills that top CIOs are developing to be successful in the new era of IT. 

In this episode we are talking about shadow IT and how CIOs can shift their approach from trying to rein in a pesky problem to thinking of shadow IT as “end user innovation.” 

Ten years ago, the term “shadow IT” described the staff that your business partners hired to develop their own solutions. But today, with cloud services, shadow IT is a much larger concept. It occurs whenever a business partner buys a cloud application without consulting IT. 

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June 14, 2017 at 05:04PM

from Martha Heller