Bring your Own Device: A Concept with ROI Potential

If privately-owned devices are already in use in your company or you are considering the introduction of BYOD, many new questions have to be answered: Which departments and employees are suitable for participation, which devices are being used and how sensitive is the data, employees are dealing with. This paper gives a comprehensive overview and helpful tips so that you can easily implement a successful BYOD strategy.

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More and more people want to include their personal smartphones, tablets or laptops in everyday business. But consumerization and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) are a challenge for the administration and may pose a safety risk. If privately-owned devices are already in use in your company or you are considering the introduction of BYOD, many new questions have to be answered: Which departments and employees are suitable for participation, which devices are being used and how sensitive is the data, employees are dealing with.

BYOD is an exciting but also a very complex issue which requires collaboration among the various divisions of the enterprise. Organizations should be actively dealing with the topic and have a policy in place before numbers of employees using their private devices for corporate use grow too large, thereby jeopardizing the organizations data. Tacit tolerance of users storing corporate data on their private devices without any additional measure is certainly the worst of all options available.

This paper gives a comprehensive overview and helpful tips so that you can easily implement a successful BYOD strategy.

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