Gartner Research

Bring Your Own Device: The Facts and the Future

Published: 11 April 2013

ID: G00250384

Analyst(s): David Willis

Summary

Bring-your-own-device strategies are the most radical change to the economics and the culture of client computing in business in decades. The benefits include creating new mobile workforce opportunities, increasing employee satisfaction, and reducing or avoiding costs.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • "Bring your own device" (BYOD) drives innovation for CIOs and the business by increasing the number of mobile application users in the workforce
  • BYOD improves employee satisfaction, resulting in a favorable perception of CIOs and their organizations
  • CIOs can use BYOD as a cost reduction and avoidance mechanism
    • Types of Programs: By Technology
    • Types of Programs: By Economic Model
  • BYOD increases risks and changes expectations for CIOs

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