Why exactly are we blaming employees for doing what they need to do to get work done?
Torsten George looks at the challenges introduced by "shadow IT," who is to blame, and what CIOs can do to address them.
Blocking or ignoring BYOD can cause employees to take matters into their own hands, resulting in shadow IT that can pose security risks for the enterprise.
CIOs are usually warned about the risks associated with so-called 'Shadow IT,' but now comes word from Gartner that CIOs may be directly responsible for casting some of that shadow.
It was supposed to have been the culmination of the knowledge management revolution. But as Diginomica's Den Howlett notes, the 'shadow IT' trend has relocated that revolution outside the firewall.
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When it comes to Shadow IT, a new study finds that your greatest threat may be your own IT staff.
And the winner of this year's "biggest users of non-IT-approved apps" award is… drumroll… the IT staff!