BBC News – BYOD: Bring your own device could spell end for work PC
Fascinating measure of social change “When it comes to recruiting young talent, he says company research found that offering a choice of device was an important consideration to potential employees.
"We found globally that 40% of college students and 45% of employees would accept a lower paying job with a choice of device, than a higher paying job with less flexibility.”
Absolute Software’s Stephen Midgley agrees.
“We’re actually hearing from our own customers, during the interview process, where potential employees are asking what kind of device they will be able to use to access the network.”
He also stresses that companies need to consider the security of their networks and data.
“It’s the new reality for organisations, and IT needs to find an effective way to securely manage these devices. What we’ve seen is a cultural divide between IT and the rest of the organisation.”