The dark side of IT: 5 tips to overcome shadow IT
March 14, 2017
“Shadow IT”: The term sounds rather dark, almost sinister. Unfortunately, it’s something unpleasant that businesses increasingly have to deal with. Employees are, in fact, more and more frequently adopting apps, solutions, or software without their IT department’s permission or even knowledge. This poses a great potential danger, because it leaves the IT department unable to maintain a secure working environment. Company data and business processes are thereby put at risk. But what are the reasons behind the rise of shadow IT and how can CIOs get a handle on things?