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BYOD Doesn't Have to Be All or Nothing: Match Smartphone, Tablet and PC Rollouts to Organizational Readiness and Employee Demand

Published: 18 April 2013

ID: G00247169

Analyst(s): Leslie Fiering


BYOD is no longer hypothetical, and ignoring it is no longer an option for CIOs. However, there are varying levels of acceptance that make it possible to plan a phased adoption that matches employee demands for smartphones, tablets, and notebooks or PCs.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Understand the Context of BYOD to Make Better-Informed Decisions
    • Smartphones
    • Tablets
    • PCs
  • Step 1. Assess the True Level of BYOD (Sanctioned and Unsanctioned) in Your Organization Across All End-User Platforms
  • Step 2. Assess the Organization's Readiness to Support BYOD Across All Platforms
  • Step 3. Focus Investment First on the Initiatives That Build Endpoint Independence

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