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5 Steps to Brighten Shadow IT

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With the popularity of public cloud offerings, BYOD and personal productivity apps, rogue technology acquisitions (at least from IT’s perspective) are more pervasive than ever, creating a new focus on “Shadow IT.” ” Our 2012 Digital IQ study of 489 executives found that 30% of technology procurement is outside the CIO’s budget. For example, it may make sense to outsource enterprise apps to the cloud to capitalize on the scale and to reduce costs.

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Good, Fast, Cheap: Can CIOs Have them All

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For enterprise application development, it is best to make sure you have the best solution that meets the organization's needs, budgeting time and finances accordingly to avoid costly headaches usually associated with "quickie' development projects. Agile methodology and Cloud envelop makes it possible It's a myth that you have to sacrifice any of the three. Agile/ SCRUM approaches help to overcome these issues by breaking requirements and work into discrete sprints.

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Ten Symptoms/Root Causes of Poorly-Run IT Department

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towards "How can we use IT to improve innovation, competitive advantage, agility, etc.?" Inconsistent approach to processes and procedures and/or does not distinguish between a PMP and an SDLC. Using a waterfall in an organization where the business has an agile mentality leads to failure. Using Agile without a full sense of the overall plan/roadmap leads to failure. IT needs to not only look at symptoms but also dig through root causes.

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