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Rogue technology: What lies beneath
Rogue technology can wreak havoc on legacy systems and expose companies to serious security threats.
Yet business people often need quick, over-the-counter products to solve business problems, and CIOs and business executives must balance the need for centralized, secure IT systems with the demand for business agility. In this issue of CIO Decisions e-zine, we talk with enterprise CIOs, analysts and business executives about how organizations can get a grip on rogue technology deployments -- and reap their inherent value -- before they spin out of control.
Also in this issue, we chat with the CFO at Walgreen Co. about the role of the CIO and the difference between a good idea and capturing business value; share advice on how to roll out a risk management plan that will satisfy your board of directors; and learn about CTO columnist Niel Nickolaisen's 10-step plan to IT transformation.
Features in this issue
SearchCIO IT Leadership Awards finalist Feroz Merchhiya employed Agile practices to reach and exceed IT goals for major projects.
The consumerization of IT and increasing demands for business agility are forcing the evolution of rogue IT. How are CIOs responding?
Not all rogue IT is bad for business. Here, we look at how CIOs keep tabs of the tech outside of IT and handling risk.
CIO tip: Companies are getting serious about risk management plans -- and leaning on CIOs to help them.
News in this issue
In this SearchCIO interview, Walgreens CFO Wade Miquelon talks about IT strategy and the difference between a good idea and capturing business value.
In part 2 of this SearchCIO Q&A, Walgreens CFO Wade Miquelon talks strategic IT, new-age supply chains and the sanity of paranoia.
Columns in this issue
When thinking of rogue IT in today's enterprise, envision the Big Bad Wolf from Little Red Riding Hood.
IT transformation? Bring it on! Among this CIO's pledges for 2014? Blowing up what's left of his legacy environment and rebuilding.