Gartner predicts that in less than three years, 35% of enterprise IT expenditures will happen outside of the corporate IT budget. Employees will regularly subscribe to collaboration, analytic and other cloud services they want, all with the press of a button. Others will simply build their own applications using readily available cloud-based tools and development platforms. Either way, the corporate IT department will be bypassed. Now, the reality: Employees have been doing an end run around corporate IT and using shadow IT systems -- that is, systems built and used in companies without organizational approval -- for decades.
A number of companies now use video interviews to meet job candidates, but not everyone is camera-ready. Senior managers in a Robert Half survey recently recounted situations in which video interviews went awry.