Definition - What does Shadow IT mean?
Techopedia explains Shadow IT
- It causes additional expenses and uses up organizations' precious time because they have to deliberate the legitimacy of the source of certain data.
- The different versions that are frequently modified from shadow IT data create inconsistencies in business logic. Because of these inconsistencies, misunderstandings of the concepts and misuse of the data usually happens and goes unnoticed.
- Shadow IT can also become a hindrance to advancement and innovation in the IT industry because it can block more efficient work processes.