Turning Shadow IT Into Collaborative IT: Discuss on Interop Radio

Join Interop Radio host Curt Franklin today, August 14, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern, with special guest Stephen Comstock of CBS Interactive, as they talk about turning the problems of shadow IT into an asset.

Aug 14, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shadow IT, the use of unauthorized applications and services, can make tech pros cringe. But what if shadow IT is an opportunity to be embraced rather than a problem to stamp out?

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Join Stephen Comstock, Vice President of Site and IT Infrastructure for CBS Interactive, and Interop Radio host Curt Franklin as they discuss how IT leaders can use shadow IT to their advantage. This special edition of Interop Radio happens today, August 14, at 2:00 p.m. EDT (11:00 a.m. PDT). After their discussion, Comstock and Franklin will take your questions in a live chat on InformationWeek.

Click here to register for this edition of Interop Radio.

Rather than shut down an unauthorized app, Comstock's approach is to find ways that IT can help make the application more suitable, such as getting teams on a single instance, negotiating prices, and ensuring that confidential data gets protected. He'll discuss this approach and more during today's show.

In addition to his appearance on Interop Radio, Comstock is slated to speak at the 2014 Interop conference in New York City, which kicks off September 29 and runs through October 3, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

The Interop conference offers a unique opportunity to help you connect with your IT colleagues, help your career take off, and learn how technology is changing the way business is done. You can find more information about Interop New York and the show speakers, as well as the registration page, here.

For more information on Interop Radio, click here.

Scott Ferguson
Community Editorial Director, UBM Tech

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