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BYOD: The Challenges and Hardships of Implementing Globally
- The issues impacting global BYOD deployment
- When and why CYOD is a better option for some regions
- Best practice recommendations for the global implementation of BYOD and CYOD
- Tips and suggestions for building a global BYOD policy
Organizations attempting to implement bring your own device (BYOD) policies are often unaware of the challenges of a global implementation. A common practice is for organizations to apply a single policy across all regions, resulting in a failure of the BYOD program and exposing the company to serious financial and legal issues. Implementing BYOD globally causes unique regional challenges that include cultural, legal and financial issues and are often radically different by region. For some regions and industry types, these challenges are so great that BYOD becomes an impossible option to implement, and they force a choose your own device (CYOD) strategy instead.