The bring-your-own-device revolution has transformed the way businesses manage mobile device technology. BYOD has created a culture of happier, more productive employees and helped businesses cut the costs of leveraging mobile technology, but the revolution has not been without consequences.
Mobile devices have forever changed the way we conduct business, but being “always on” carries with it a real threat of corporate data loss. As your company develops a mobile device management policy to address this risk, take the following best practices into consideration:
As result of the rise of IT consumerization—the blending of personal and business use of technology devices and applications—technology trends in the workplace are being pushed by a younger, more mobile workforce.
BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device (to work) is the latest evolution in the consumerization of IT. IT is shifting in focus from the technology itself to the user experience it provides. Monica Basso, Research VP at Gartner Inc., is predicting that “90 percent of organizations will support corporate applications on personal devices” by 2014. 2014!!!