IT heads and business leaders are in disagreement about purchasing tech solutions.

IT decision-makers are unhappy with the tech buying decisions taken by their business counterparts

According to a survey from Spiceworks Ziff Davis (SWZD), only 4 in 10 IT decision-makers trust their business counterparts in making technology decisions. On the other hand, 58% of business makers think they are sufficient enough to purchase technology. Roberto Torres writes in CIO dive about the ongoing clash between the two parties.

Here is what he has written:

  • Executives across the organization have evolved to be much more in the driving seat of determining their onboarding technologies.

  • Due to the easy adoption of cloud applications, the number of people shopping for tech solutions has increased.

  • This has to lead to a trial and error method with tech solutions without realizing the effects of shadow IT.

  • Since remote work got the prominence during the pandemic, there has been a surge in cloud apps and app providers.

  • So to address the challenges, the CIO has to present a strategy that brings technology together.

What Zluri Thinks?

As the purchase of software becomes increasingly democratized, it’s time for organizations to adopt a SaaS governance model to manage their SaaS. The SaaS governance framework involves formulating best practices, assessing requirements, calculating risks, assigning owners, and having a framework in place for managing the software through its termination.

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