Today, IT executives need to straddle the line between business and technology. As Line of Business (LOB) managers rush to the cloud, IT managers must get in front of this trend before disaster strikes. What is most concerning is the fact that many IT executives don’t realize how pervasive this trend has become and what to do about it. LOBs go as far as swiping credit cards and use their own budget discretion to get the applications, services, and capabilities they need as quickly as possible. As a result, the IT department is disappearing from the LOB managers’ view as the resource to help govern, support, or advise them on cloud-based solutions.