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[mass noun] The practice of allowing the employees of an organization to use their own computers, smartphones, or other devices for work purposes:‘the increasing prevalence of BYOD is set to have a fundamental impact on IT over the next few years’[as modifier] ‘many companies are putting themselves and their data at risk by jumping on to the BYOD bandwagon too quickly’
- ‘As we know, the consumer and enterprise market is becoming more integrated through BYOD.’
- ‘There are pros and cons to BYOD in general for both the business and the employees.’
- ‘BYOD is closely linked with cloud, the idea of making applications available anywhere from any device.’
- ‘To some extent, defining or limiting which hardware platforms employees use goes against the basic tenets of BYOD.’
- ‘That's even true in the business realm, long a Windows stronghold, as more and more companies embrace the BYOD trend.’
- ‘He estimates that moving to full BYOD can often cost a company 10 per cent more than supplying phones to staff themselves.’
- ‘In order for BYOD to work, employees must be able to understand that the hard drive isn't the actual computer itself.’
- ‘BYOD employees better know what they're signing, which often entails giving up their expectations of privacy.’
- ‘According to Ma Bell, it allows BYOD workplaces to securely manage devices without interfering with the employee's personal information, apps, or setup.’
- ‘Embracing BYOD doesn't have to mean allowing a free-for-all.’
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