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Intangible Benefits of BYOPC Must Be Considered to Offset Likely Cost Increases

Published: 19 November 2014

ID: G00271628

Analyst(s): Michael Silver , Federica Troni


User-owned PCs will usually cost the organization more than organization-owned devices. CIOs and IT managers must concentrate on scenarios with motivated users and positive ROI beyond total-cost-of-ownership savings.

Table Of Contents


  • Direct Costs for BYO Start Lower
    • Recommendations
  • Users Must Be Able to Access Critical Enterprise Applications
    • Recommendations
  • Avoid Stipends Where Possible
    • Recommendation
    • TCO Methodology
    • End-User Costs

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