Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Commented: Employees Engage in Rogue Cloud Use Regardless of Security Policies

I posted a comment to the post Employees Engage in Rogue Cloud Use Regardless of Security Policies by Thor Olavsrud on CIO.

Short breakout:
"Employees are increasingly turning to the cloud to get their work done, whether IT has a policy about cloud use or not, according to research studies by Symantec and cloud backup provider Symform.

"I don't think IT realizes how much the way we live life as individuals has completely permeated the enterprise," says Margaret Dawson, vice president of product management at Symform. "This is happening whether you want it to or not.""
My Comment:
It's really important CIO's, IT departments and Service Providers take the chance to be the managers and coordinators of IT they can, should and hopefully want to be. According to me: Defragmented IT is not good for the IT department, CIO or a Service Provider and absolutely not good for your organization. 
- Work innovative, work with your policies.
- Your policies should be known
- Talk WITH your organization 
Someone has to be the guiding "star" for guidance. My recommendation: that guiding star should be you. Someone else might...

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