Gartner Research

Bring Your Own Device: The Results and the Future

Published: 05 May 2014

ID: G00264028

Analyst(s): David Willis


Bring-your-own-device strategies are creating new opportunities and challenges for business and IT leaders. This document shows the results of mature BYOD programs and identifies best practices.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


  • Current and Future Landscape

Impacts and Recommendations

  • BYOD Creates New Opportunities for CIOs and the Business by Increasing the Number of Mobile-Application Users in the Workforce
    • Most Organizations Will Mix BYO and Enterprise-Supplied Devices
  • BYOD Drives Employee Satisfaction, Productivity and New Applications
    • A Deeper Analysis of Cost Buckets
  • BYOD Increases Risks for CIOs and CISOs and Changes Expectations for Workforce Enablement
    • Policy Awareness Is Crucial
    • Guiding User Device Choices
    • Carrier Service Plan or Employee Plan?
    • Application Development Choices
    • Device Choice Is Here to Stay

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