One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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’
- ‘BYOD employees better know what they're signing, which often entails giving up their expectations of privacy.’
- ‘As we know, the consumer and enterprise market is becoming more integrated through BYOD.’
- ‘In order for BYOD to work, employees must be able to understand that the hard drive isn't the actual computer itself.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘There are pros and cons to BYOD in general for both the business and the employees.’
- ‘He estimates that moving to full BYOD can often cost a company 10 per cent more than supplying phones to staff themselves.’
Early 21st century: abbreviation of bring your own device.
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