BYO Device: How to handle consumer gadgets in your workplace
Workers are no longer willing to let the business decide what devices they should use to get their jobs done most effectively. Whether it's smartphones, laptops, netbooks or even tablets, many workers are insisting on using their own devices to connect to sensitive systems inside your organisation. Allowing workers to chose their own hardware can make them happier and more productive - but the consumerisation of IT means that you have to rethink issues from security and acceptable use polices to procurement. This guide brings together some of silicon.com's most recent content to help explain the bring your own device world, looking at areas such as security and setting up BYO device policies, and why the consumerisation of IT really can be a good thing for the IT department.