If there’s one thing many IT and operational professionals have in common, it’s their goal to make sure everything is running smoothly. When it comes down to it, you are faced with choosing the right software and latest technologies to help aid your team in their day to day tasks as well as your own. […]
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It’s important to know what software and cloud-based systems are in use at your company. When it comes to technology and risk management within an organization, that’s the first step, and it’s the foundation on which our platform was built. But that information alone is not enough. You need to know who in your organization is using […]
When bad things happen in the world of information technology, it’s not always the result of bad actors or bad intentions. In fact, the most well-meaning people can wreak havoc on your company’s data and systems — without any idea they’re doing it. It’s a phenomenon known as Shadow IT — a name that symbolizes […]
Companies are struggling under the epidemic of Shadow IT for one reason: Employees want access to software and systems their companies don’t offer. The good news? Your Shadow IT problem was caused by good intentions. The bad news? Shadow IT is still a problem, posing significant risks to your organization and its data. While it […]
Most people who have held an office job are familiar with one of the following scenarios: “The company’s server is down.” Solution? “Call IT.” “My computer needs an upgrade, and it won’t let me do it myself.” Solution? “Call IT.” “I need access to a new program.” Solution? “Call IT.” Given the myriad […]
How do you measure a problem you can’t see? That question lies at the heart of Shadow IT: the phenomenon of employees at companies across the country downloading software-as-a-service applications and cloud-based platforms without the consent or approval of their IT departments. By all accounts, it’s pervasive. By definition, it happens in the shadows. So […]
When was the last time your email went down or your WiFi cut out in the middle of work? It upends your entire day, stops your project in its tracks, and suddenly you realize that technology is vital to modern business operations. For the most part, that’s a good thing: Technology has brought a lot […]
Here’s a truth about cloud-based service providers: They often bake extra costs into the price of your subscription. And most of us never know. One of our customers reached out to us recently with a story about that very phenomenon: He noticed a price increase on a cloud-based subscription and inquired with the service provider […]
When was the last time you asked yourself a very important question: Do you know what your business is spending month after month? We look at our credit card statements and expenses religiously, but are we really taking stock of the details? You might be surprised what you’d find if you had insight into each […]