The unintended consequences of forced BYOD | Consumerization Of It – InfoWorld


When personal equipment is required to handle business data and processes, say good-bye to traditional notions of corporate power


I suppose a very authoritarian company — they do exist — could get away with making employees pay out of pocket for a specific device and subject it to complete IT control so that no personal apps or data could be used on it. This is akin to not only buying your uniform from only this supplier, but also ensuring it is kept clean and pressed. But that kind of company will have problems keeping workers not otherwise desperate for a job or utterly lacking in self-respect. If a company wants that level of control, it needs to at least buy the equipment in question.  Read more.

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