Archive for October 23, 2013
Did you know that, according to research firm Gartner, more than 19.5 million million tablet PCs sold in 2010, and McKinsey reveals that tablets, and other mobile devices, currently account for up to 44% of worldwide computing? Mobile devices are literally everywhere, and this fact has hardly escaped employers’ notice. In fact, an increasing number of today’s employers ask employees to work from personal tablets and smartphones. Why are companies excited about bring your own device (BYOD) models, and what should they know before implementing them?
What Is So Great About BYOD?
Across the globe, over 1 billion people own smartphones. Asking employees to use personal phones for work-related use, then, is not altogether surprising. What is surprising, however, is that half of all companies using BY