Balancing Consumerization and Corporate Control

Fact: every corporate employee is also a consumer. So it’s no surprise that we prefer to use familiar tools when collaborating with colleagues and partners. Such tools are simple and effective: they get the job done, even if it means working outside the traditional jurisdiction of IT.

However, the IT department can only monitor and protect company data if it is stored in a controlled system of record. So, how can enterprises balance the needs of collaboration with corporate control?

If anyone knows the answer, it’s likely to be Dropbox, with over half a billion users and 400,000 business teams. What do their IT clients know, that enables them to deliver ownership, visibility and control?