Eight Ways BYOD Is Transforming IT

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Addressing 'What If' Scenarios

How should IT handle resignations, terminations, or layoffs of BYOD employees? What if a team member loses their device?  What happens when a team member’s device becomes obsolete? When adopting a BYOD policy, IT professionals need to think of every scenario possible and seek out ways to address them before they crop up.

Much has already been said about BYOD and how it affects end users, as well as what it takes to build a successful BYOD policy. But one of the most important ways that BYOD affects the workplace is through the IT employees who are forced to completely change the way they think about workplace technology.

In addition to changing hardware policy, BYOD alters the dynamics of workplace interactions between IT professionals and employees. While helping teams transition into BYOD is a high priority, it’s also essential that IT teams prepare for changes in the way they’re perceived.

By allowing teams to bring their own devices, new and unexpected variables come into the mix. By preparing for these new obstacles and expectations, teams can create an effective, adaptive BYOD gameplan. In this slideshow, Icreon Tech provides eight of the most important ways that BYOD is changing the role of IT in your workplace.


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