In a survey, cloud security broker vendor CipherCloud found that 86 percent of cloud applications used at workplaces are unsanctioned. That’s a pretty big percentage. Obviously, the security vendors have an incentive to raise such fears about shadow IT, so take this claim with much salt. However, the issue merits attention.
I don’t see shadow IT as that big of deal. Moreover, I believe that CIOs can embrace, rather than fight, the rise of shadow IT for their own benefit. How?
There are three benefits to the CIO from departments’ shadow cloud use.
How does the future of creative mobile apps look like? Mobile usage surpassed desktop in 2014, so it’s a big question to answer. To answer that question, I sat down to talk with Bryan O’Neil Hughes, Adobe’s Head of Outreach & Collaboration of the Creative Cloud (commonly referred as CC) ecosystem, about the exciting and promising future of mobile apps for creatives.
Richtberg’s experience ranges from entrepreneurial product strategies in cloud computing and software-defined infrastructure, to the creation of …