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  • The Growing Impact of Shadow IT on Higher Education   Order a copy of this article
    by Owen Hall Jr. 
    Abstract: The problems associated with Shadow IT (SIT) continue to grow throughout higher education. Some of the challenges include cybersecurity concerns, noncompliance with regulatory requirements, and end user-built applications that are not coded to institutional standards. In todays digital economy, end users have an expanding number of IT options and recent data suggest that these end users are increasingly using SIT in support of their work and school assignments. The results of a survey based on the ground theory model identified a number of categories that help explain the dynamics between end users and central IT. A causal loop model was then applied to the task of resolving these qualitative-based conflicts, paving the way for developing of an amelioration plan. The purpose of this article is to introduce the Hybrid-driven IT model, which is designed to establish the most appropriate level of SIT that optimizes overall institutional IT performance.
    Keywords: Shadow IT; higher education; hybrid-driven IT model; grounded theory; causal loop diagrams; online learning.