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BOYD What’s in it for the Employees

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BYODThe term BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), developed in 2009, refers to the permitting of employees to bring their personal devices (laptops, mobile phones, or tablets) into the workplace to use for job-related purposes. With these devices, employees are able to access company networks, information, and applications, dissolving the need for the company to provide devices to employees. The trend is growing rapidly, recent news stating that more than fifty percent of companies will require their employees to supply their own devices by 2017 and thirty-eight percent by 2016. Employees of various companies could soon find themselves asking an appropriate question: what’s in it for me?

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Bring Your Own Device A Growing Trend in the Corporate World

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bring your own deviceThe “bring your own device” revolution is heating up in many corporate settings. The term refers to the policy of permitting employees to bring their personal devices, whether it is laptops, mobile phones, or tablets, into the workplace to substitute for company-provided devices. With these devices, employees are able to access company networks, information, and applications, dissolving the need for the company to provide devices to employees. The concept was developed in 2009, and has been growing ever since.
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