Archive for March 6th, 2007

Between “Rogue” and “Pure” IT

Tuesday, March 6th, 2007

An interesting blog post landed in my in-tray this morning: The verdict is in: ‘rogue’ IT is cool by ZDNet‘s Joe McKendrick.

I agree wholeheartedly with Joe although the term “rogue” IT is perhaps a little (no doubt deliberately) provocative.

What is certainly true is that IT Architects are often faced with situations where compromises have to be made.  This could be due to budget constraints, the need to deliver very quickly, or the demands of users who have found their own way of solving the problems, albeit not using “pure” IT.