Tagged: Procurement, Finance
Earlier this month, I guessed authored an article for ReadITQuick. The post has received a lot of responses and CIOs are constantly asking me about shadow IT. I wanted to share the article with the Meta SaaS audience because I believe companies of all sizes are grappling with what to do with shadow IT and who is ultimately responsible for its management.
Tagged: Security, Utilization, Finance
How Many SaaS Apps Do You Have, Anyway? We recently conducted an online survey asking business leaders a simple question: How many SaaS apps are being used in your organization? This shouldn’t be a guesstimate, by the way. Our respondents had this to say:
This fall, Gartner presented its “Key Macro Trends Shaping the Future of the Enterprise Software Market,” a fascinating peek into what we can expect in the coming years. While anyone can download the recorded version, here are a few key points and a brief discussion of each.
Unsanctioned IT (also known as shadow IT) is a phrase on the minds of many a corporate executive today - as it should be. Recent research from the Everest Group shows that unsanctioned IT can comprise up to 50% of corporate IT spending. If your business is spending that much on something you can’t identify, it’s high time you start paying attention.
Tagged: Governance, Finance
Duplicate Apps Are Costing You Mergermarket’s 2016 Global M&A Report counts 17,369 deals were sealed last year, 4,951 of them in the U.S. alone. These mergers and acquisitions span virtually every industry, with borders of no consequence. With every M&A comes a host of challenges.