Perhaps the key isn’t to remove grey IT, but to understand where it occurs, why it happens, and what risks it carries, says CIO Richard Corbridge, who identifies the most common manifestations of grey IT.
Supply chain and IT certainly have commonalities, but can a supply chain leader successfully make the leap to an IT leadership role? Yes, says Matthew Werder, who has “the scars and memories to prove it.”
We all know ‘shadow IT’ is a problem. What many don’t realize is that it’s just one way in which technology is implemented without proper governance, says Richard Corbridge, who examines ‘Grey IT’ in this blog series.
If you really want to drive change, the first six to 12 months in a new leadership role should center on one key goal: getting to know the people, says CIO Jeff Sturman.
Rather than pushing back when asked to reduce costs, CIOs should see it as an opportunity to transform IT, says Sue Schade. One way to do that? Through “selective outsourcing.”