Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies are becoming increasingly popular now that smartphones are becoming ubiquitous across the country and around the world. According to Pew Research, as of October 2014, 90 percent of American adults owned a cell phone and 64 percent owned a smartphone. By the same coin, tablets are helping propel small businesses and large firms alike to make the move to implementing BYOD.
The same Pew study found that 42 percent of American adults own a tablet computer. The benefits of BYOD, including saving money on IT infrastructure, increasing business intelligence and achieving higher levels of productivity among employees, are good reasons to look into implementing some sort of BYOD strategy.
Here are three ways your company can easily bring BYOD into the workplace: