What is BYOD?

Acronyms, Abbreviations, Terms, And Definitions
Acronyms, Abbreviations, Terms, And Definitions

What is BYOD?

Basically, BYOD (bring your own device) is an information technology trend toward employee-owned devices within a business, in which consumer software and hardware are being integrated into the enterprise workplace.

Benefits of BYOD

The benefits of BYOD depend upon the point of view, here is a quick list

  • Supports integrated remote work and remote workforce augmentation with requiring the acquisition of hardware and software
  • Reduced software learning curve for employees
  • Increased availability of work force and access to network.

Drawbacks of BYOD

  • Increased Support requirements
  • Increase Security and data exposure risk
  • Less consistent hardware and Software environment