Allowing employees to use their personal devices like phones, laptops and smart watches for work can lead to greater end-user satisfaction. But how are BYOD policies working for IT departments? The latest report from Tech Pro Research, TechRepublic's sister site, examined this question and many more. The large majority of respondents to the survey, conducted in December 2015, said IT costs have stayed the same or decreased after implementing BYOD policies. But many said their IT support responsibilities have actually gone up.
See other important points from the research report in this infographic:
- 10 common BYOD pitfalls to watch out for (TechRepublic)
- Research: IoT being used, or planned, at 67 percent of companies (ZDNet)
- Research: BYOD booming with 74% using or planning to use (Tech Pro Research)
- BYOD and the danger of litigation (TechRepublic)
Amy Talbott is an associate editor at TechRepublic. She edits CXO, mobility, and open source content, as well as research reports for Tech Pro Research.