A recent article by Business Insider reveals that allowing employees access to corporate data on their mobile devices increased the work day by an average of 2 hours. In the U.S., 37% spent over 10 hours on work-related tasks outside of the office.
As a company, you may benefit by adapting to these changing dynamics at the workplace, but at the same time, you have to ensure that your business is protected against anything that is not beneficial for your company. Here are the top ten tips for BYOD in the workplace:
There is no such thing as a “standard” in BYOD, what we can only provide are best practices, as BYOD policies may differ from one company to the other. Some companies such as financial institutions may have a totally different policy to that of a manufacturing firm; the end goal here is to enable employees to be able to use their own personal devices both as a means to enable them to work more effectively and to separate corporate and personal use and data for privacy and security.
Mobile devices have opened our worlds to incredible possibilities. But, they've also opened up our private lives as well. We're sharing the best mobile privacy tips here.