Lingo Explained: Shadow IT / Stealth IT

Some time ago I came accross the term “Shadow IT” in one of the eBooks I was reading. Shadow IT is a term used to identify systems installed in a corporate environment without explicit organizational approval. Sometimes it’s also referred as “Stealth IT“.

The use of these systems bring some headaches for the IT-department & management regarding data protection, transperancy, reliability, ownership and legal compliancy.

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