Mandating BYOD even for employees that need powerful computers makes no sense from any perspective. But allowing BYOD benefits the employees and company.
While BYOD conjures up security nightmares for IT departments, it can have significant benefits for enterprises, such as increased employee satisfaction and productivity, as well as reduced training and hardware costs.
There are numerous drivers and barriers for enterprises investing in BYOD. The drivers concern productivity gains and costs savings, while the barriers focus on support and security.
BYOD employees are gaining an average of 37 minutes of productive time per week, and BYOD implementation generates $350 of value each year per mobile employee, according to a recent report by Cisco.
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