We've done our research and the outcome is clear: companies that embrace Shadow IT can benefit, even thrive. The Upside of Shadow IT: Productivity Meets IT Security outlines how implementing solutions that let your employees own their work experience can lead to increased productivity, improved employee retention and greater trust leadership.
IT professionals say: Shadow IT has its benefits
Entrust surveyed 1,000 U.S.-based IT professionals across levels to better understand Shadow IT.
97% say employees are more productive when allowed to use preferred technologies.
77% say their organizations could gain competitive edge if leaders were more collaborative about finding solutions.
80% say their company should deploy more technologies suggested by employees.
37% say their organization lacks clarity on internal consequences for using new technologies without IT approval.