BYOD in 2018: Top Trends & Best Practices
The ability to work on the go, or mobility, is so interwoven in the fabric of a business day, that most employees would be shocked to know that less than 20 years ago, working meant working at a desk. With this in mind, one of the latest trends in mobility is the idea of BYOD (bring your own device).
BYOD is often referred to as a mobile specific phoneomenon. But in reality it refers to multiple devices including smartphones, laptops, tablets and in some cases even wearables like smart watches.
It’s no surprise that BYOD has become so popular. The average worker already owns a smartphone, a laptop and a tablet, or all three. In many cases, employees are happy when a company has a BYOD policy allowing them to utilize their own technology for business purposes. A study published in ZDNet shows that 74 percent of organizations are either using or are planning to allow employees to bring their own devices to work.
The BYOD trend is clearly here to stay. While integrating BYOD into your communications systems is not hard, there are some protocols a company can take to ensure the best ROI, employee adoption and set up for scalability and security. This ebook outlines some of the best practices a company should take before they institute a BYOD policy.
Learn the benefits of BYOD for both employees and businesses, and find out how to roll out a BYOD policy that will empower your employees, keep your communications infrastructure secure and benefit your bottom line.