IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 03-19-2013

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

Aggressive Move  48% of IT professionals say their company takes some level of action to block, throttle or ban streaming non-work content.

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

Preventive Defense  34% say their IT department has taken at least some action to get ready for March Madness, such as banning tournament-related videos.

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

Scouting Report  30% say the IT department monitors employees who are violating content policies.

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

Team Trust  One-quarter asks employees not to visit sports sites based upon the honor system.

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

Senior Privileges  More than half say they’ll make exceptions to their streaming content bans for senior employees.

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

Good to be the King ... Two-thirds will make such exceptions for the CEO.

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

Taking One for the Team  Only 12% say they’ll make an exception for themselves on content-streaming bans and limitations.

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

Future Game Plan  29% believe their organizations will tighten up content-streaming policies over the next two years.

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

Coaches’ Poll, Part I  91% of corporate managers say March Madness has no negative impact on employee productivity.

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity

Coaches’ Poll, Part II  95% say March Madness doesn’t have a negative impact on employee morale.

IT Getting Tough on March Madness Activity