CIOs Guide to Mobility Lifecycle Management: Managing the Mobility Mix to Embrace BYOD
Source: Cass Information Systems
With two thirds of the work age population using smart devices, CIOs are recognizing that employee-owned devices are going to be used for work-related corporate network access; workers will no longer accept "no" for an answer. Coined "BYOD" for bring your own device, this trend is forcing IT to figure out how to lay the right foundation for managing a mobilized workforce that includes both corporate- and employee-owned devices. This paper outlines the criteria that CIOs should use that balances employee satisfaction and freedom of choice against business needs for controlling mobile costs, proactive monitoring, and employee accountability.