Shadow IT

Why Employees Use Multiple Devices
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Why Employees Use Multiple Devices

Right now, the average person owns 3.64 devices - smartphones, laptops, tablets, wearables or consoles - with estimates that we’ll hit 4.3 devices per person by 2020. We’re already seeing a shift toward a mobile-first society. Although not all of these devices are work devices, the average employee in the US uses at least 3 devices per day for work activities. To date, organizations have struggled to manage such...

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How to Respond to Shadow IT
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How to Respond to Shadow IT

If employees can’t access the tools and technology they need, they may take matters into their own hands. This is Shadow IT, and odds are it’s happening in your organization right now. In fact, it’s likely that there are 15 to 20 times more cloud applications running in your company than IT has authorized. Shadow IT is a by-product of mobility, gaining in popularity as more people began bringing...

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