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Shadow IT sounds like a covert — quite possibly dark — force. And to some people it may well be. But the truth is both far simpler and more complex. According to Cisco, Shadow IT is the use of IT-related hardware or software by a department or individual without the

The role of IT has changed dramatically over the last two decades, and the expectations on technology leaders like CIOs and CTOs have evolved to reflect these changes. Often, those IT chiefs are required to help their organisations adjust to the business disruption this technology-led change has ushered in. These

Renee McKaskle, CIO of Hitachi Vantara

CIOs risk becoming irrelevant if they don’t start to think differently and align themselves with the strategic direction of the company, according to Hitachi Vantara’s IT chief. Renée McKaskle, CIO of Hitachi Vantara, used her keynote presentation at the company’s annual conference last week to argue that “it’s time for

Shadow IT is a “concerning” practice for the University of Technology Sydney but solving the problem starts with the IT department, according to the school’s deputy CIO.   Speaking at the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit in Sydney this week, the deputy CIO explained that often the IT department’s