Why IT Departments Should Let Employees Use Their Own Devices

Has your business adopted the BYOD policy yet?   Do you have the best risk preventative policies in place?   Read the how-to and need-to-know from others who have adopted BYOD and enjoys the cost benefits this provides   Information technology

Excerpt………In a recent survey, 74% of IT workers responded that BYOD is allowed in their workplace. Another survey found that 67% of North American iPad owners are using the devices in office, and IBM claims 80,000 BYOD users in its fold. This is why CIOs and CTOs must be leaders in this movement, not barriers.

Being a leader means being prepared. IT has a great opportunity to help their business partners realize the productivity and cost benefits of BYOD while mitigating the new risks, most notably around security. Here are five steps that IT leaders can take to prepare for a positive BYOD transformation.

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