In this modern computing world with multitudes of various trends and innovations, we sometimes find ourselves lost in between new technologies, terminologies and words.Why do we tend to make things more difficult than they have to be? That was my thought when I started a set of blog posts describing the new computing trends in a simple way. Here is another trend that I would like to simplify – Bring Your Own Device (BYOD).
BYOD is a policy permitting employees to bring personally-owned mobile devices, including smartphones, tablets or laptops, to their workplace to use for business purposes. By 2017 Gartner predicts that half of all companies will actually require employees to use their mobile devices for work.
Let’s start with the quick analogy to simplify the BYOD concept: