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Best Practices for Managing the Unstoppable Trends of BYOA, DYOA and BYOT

Published: 10 February 2016

ID: G00296226

Analyst(s): Nick Jones , Jason Wong


Many knowledge workers could not function effectively without personal mobile devices and apps. Some become citizen developers creating new mobile apps themselves. In the future, personal apps and devices will be joined by personal smart objects. How can organizations manage this onslaught?

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Trends From BYOA Through DYOA and Beyond
  • Benefits of BYOA and DYOA
  • The Risks of BYOA, DYOA and BYOT
  • BYOA, DYOA and BYOT Can't Be Effectively Monitored or Regulated


  • 1. Establish a Culture of Individual Responsibility
  • 2. Define Guidelines and Educate Staff
  • 3. Monitor and Control What You Can

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