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Coming out of the Shadows: Getting Buy-in From Your IT Dept
Coming out of the shadows: Getting Buy-in from your IT Dept

Ahhh...the elusive “blessing” of the IT Department... desperately sought, rarely bestowed. In a previous blog my colleague, Michael, defined Shadow IT as “technologies and systems used by corporate employees that have not been approved by IT Departments”. While companies don't want to limit innovation that may come "from the shadows", developers need to face the hard reality that enterprises also don't want to take on the added risk. Why is this risky for companies?