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Is Rogue IT Really A Problem?
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11/18/2014 | 7:21:11 AM
IT is not always right ..
Erika,

Per your comment -

""line-of-business leaders know they need to evaluate vendors based on security but also realize that they don't have the knowledge to ask the depth of questions necessary to truly look out for pitfalls"

What happens when the IT department does not have the knowledge to ask the right questions either? This could lead to a disjointed cloud service being purchased that cannot be supported by the either the LOB or IT organization. When this happens, then the LOB would be forced to find alternatives to help support their cloud services which were purchased outside of the IT department.

I realize that many LOB's utilize cloud services outside of IT organizations line of sight. I for one am not a advocate of this type of IT strategy, as it tends to create more problems in the long term than it solves.


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