BYOD: What to Expect in 2015

Bring your own device (BYOD) is officially mainstream.

Although just a third of employees use their own smartphones for work-related activities now, that figure is expected to rise to over 60 per cent by 2020.

As 2015 approaches, the question is not only “What will BYOD look like in 2015?” It’s also, “How will BYOD change business practices in 2015?”

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As David Willis, a vice president at Gartner, said: “[BYOD] brings more variety, but it also adds a bit of chaos.” Below are four ways BYOD will disrupt business practices in the coming year:

  1. The growth of cyber liability insurance
  2. The convergence of information and application management
  3. New employee recruiting and retention incentives
  4. Bring your own data

Read  more at: ITProPortal-BYOD: What to Expect in 2015 By Abby Perkins

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