Enterprise Grade 'Bring Your Own Device' - Mobile Sense series Whitepaper
Since 2008, Aberdeen research has been tracking a radical transformation taking place in the enterprise: more and more organizations are permitting, even encouraging employees to bring their own mobile devices into the workplace to be used for work purposes. While at first appearing to radically lower the cost of enterprise mobility while making its productivity and communications advantages available to a much broader group of employees; it also introduces new risks and may actually significantly increase costs if not properly managed. This Analyst Insight shows how IT organizations can cost-effectively manage their mobile ecosystem, while simultaneously supporting business drivers underlying the BYOD phenomenon. This will also serve to foster the visibility, influence, and ultimately the perceived value of the IT function itself.