BUSINESS UNITS IMPLEMENT OWN IT
Your business units probably source, make and use theit own IT solutions. They fill gaps in the existing IT architecture and improve their business processes.
This Shadow IT exists in different forms and creates flexibility and innovation for the business.
With our consulting, we support you with controling the opportunities and risks of Shadow IT in an optimal way.
Shadow IT is a challenge for stable processes, security and compliance.
SHADOW IT IS RISKY
Shadow IT should be identified to minimize risks.
Unknown and unmanaged solution create various problems:
- Process and default risks
- Risks in security
- Problems with compliance
- Problems with data privacy
- Inefficiencies in procedures and provision of IT
Studies show that 55% of Shadow IT is process relevant, which means that the business processes depends on the functionality of the Shadow IT. Over 16% of Shadow IT is used in processes, which are allowed to drop out at most 1 day without highly interfering with business goals.
Since Shadow IT is not sufficiently secured by the IT department, accidental downtimes are inevitable. Therefore it is advisable to identify the use of Shadow IT in the organization to minimize the risk.
MORE ABOUT SHADOW IT
Further information on managing Shadow IT.
SHORT WORKSHOP SHADOW IT
We give you an introduction into occurrences and management possibilities of Shadow IT.
Control Shadow IT: No Digitization without Transparency!
During our research we gained extensive practical experience in this field for many years. Our studies prove that Shadow IT is risky but also innovative. Therefore they should not be banned, but controlled.
We developed a management method and proved and tested it in various organizations and would like to pass on this experience with controling Shadow IT. Therefore, we designed a short workshop that consists of two parts, where you get to know about the relevance of shadow IT and management methods to control the phenomenon.
The workshop is designed for a length of approximately 5 hours. For preparation, we would like to clarify the surrounding conditions via telephone to be able to prepare for the workshop.
SHADOW IT OFFER
We identify, evaluate and control your Shadow IT.
Our Shadow IT analysis creates a transparent business-managed IT.
- As a starter package in a chosen process area
- Identification and evaluation of Shadow IT
- Visualization of IT-landscape
- Deduction of mechanisms for action
- Optional software support
- Linking to enterprise architecture
Governance & Guidelines
We develop control instruments for the management of the business IT for you.
- End User Computing guideline
- Guideline business managed application
- Decision making structures
- Control standards for business-managed IT
- Best practices for task allocation of IT
- Audit support
Workshops & Trainings
In workshops and trainings for employees from the business unit, IT and revision we create awareness for the topic of Shadow IT.
- Shadow IT background
- Awareness game
- Reasons for emergence
- Methods for handling
- Procedure for your organization