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The benefits of bring your own device (BYOD) have been exhausted in media outlets and through company success stories. Employees want to be able to feel the comfort of using their own mobile devices to work on. They don’t want to take the time to learn a whole new system and they don’t want the hassle of switching devices depending on what they are carrying out. They just want to use one device for work and play, and have no problem using their own equipment in the office.
The benefit is clear on the employer’s side as well. Companies that allow BYOD allow the latest technology to continually walk through the door. Individuals will upgrade their mobile device far more often than a company will upgrade its enterprise solution. Employees that use their personal device for work as well as personal matter won’t separate the two the way others will. They will check their work e-mail, tweak presentations and peruse spreadsheets and documents outside of work hours because they are on their mobile devices anyway and it’s so easily accessible.
It’s clear that BYOD can be a worthwhile policy for a company to adopt. Before doing so you’ll want to think about some of the aspects of BYOD that must be addressed before adopting a policy. We’ve brought you seven considerations to think about for your BYOD policy.
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