What you don’t know can and will hurt you. A recent study finds that your users are probably using more cloud apps than IT knows about, and that many of these apps carry serious security risks.
Enterprise 2.0 is changing the world of business. Organizations want to empower their employees through tools like social media, without sacrificing productivity or security. Read the latest enterprise 2.0 news and insights below:
According to a recent study, IT pros are going big in 2015 when it comes to cloud investments – and they’re looking for the people and services that can help them drive that cloud growth.
One organization decided it needed to crack down on its employees making negative and inflammatory statements online. It learned the hard way that those actions could have unintended consequences.
One of the biggest challenges that IT faces – more-so than most other fields – is the rapidly changing and shifting focus. Every time you feel like you have a handle on the latest tech trends, something new comes down the pike.
IT has its hands full managing cloud apps, according to a recent survey – especially because there could be a major disconnect between IT’s knowledge of apps in the organization and reality.
You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who still thinks of the cloud as a passing trend. But there are still IT pros who have some reservations – and with good reasons, too.
IT sometimes gets so lost in the down-and-dirty details of day-to-day operations that it can lose sight of what the competition is up to and where your colleagues stand. With that in mind, Spiceworks put out its annual all-things-IT report. Huge this year: the cloud and mobile, as always.
Of all the industries and fields that IT supports, it’s hard to imagine one that could bring down a company faster than point-of-sale. After all, it’s where customers’ financial information enters into your control.
It’s become almost cliché to say at this point, but IT’s role in the company is undergoing a serious shift – and maybe not for the better.
IT’s long had a reputation as being a cost-center. The argument goes that the entire IT department is a drain on resources that could be better utilized making the company money. Of course, this isn’t accurate – but setting the record straight won’t be easy.