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Embotics Cloud Management Blog

The IT Crossroads

During the past few decades perhaps no C-level position has undergone as many changes in expectations, approaches, and philosophies as that of the Chief Information Officer. The CIO is constantly challenged not only top keep abreast of an ever-changing landscape of technologies, but also to keep up with changes that affect the business as a whole. To keep up with fast moving competitors, CIOs need to ensure that their organization is increasingly agile and is able to rapidly deliver high quality, secure applications and services. But delivering in this way is not always in line with the annual budgeting process and can be especially conflicting with the fixed resources that IT has available. 

Topics: Shadow IT Chargeback & Showback IT Transformation

Shadow IT, And What To Do About It.

Frequently, when we talk to IT personnel, they tell us they’re completely sidelined by groups and individuals in other departments who take matters into their own hands by using cloud-based applications and hosted data centers. This “shadow IT” or “stealth IT” occurs when incumbent IT groups, stuck with legacy infrastructure and data management challenges, are unable to quickly or cost-effectively deliver all business requirements of a particular group. And the demands from IT’s customers, partners and regulators are changing rapidly.

Topics: Cloud Management Platform (CMP) Cost Management Shadow IT