By now we are all aware of — and possibly involved in — Bring Your Own Device programs, or BYOD. BYOD employees today use their own smartphones, tablets, and notebooks to work efficiently and effectively from almost anywhere in the world. And a number of organizations, from the enterprise to the federal government, are rolling out BYOD programs.
But it’s not all pie in the cloud-enabled sky.
can inject new problems into your enterprise workflow, including security risks and productivity roadblocks.
Part of the solution to making BYOD work is, of course, technical, like having a Mobile Device Management (MDM) system or a cloud-based MDM. But there’s also a strong, non-technical, management aspect to consider. Here are three steps that your company should follow to create a successful BYOD environment that enables employees and harmonizes with the overall IT infrastructure.