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BYOD cheers up staff, boosts productivity – and IT bosses hate it

BYOD might make staff more excited to come to work and increase the amount they are able to do, but it's causing a security headache for upper management. Despite early results highlighted in this article by Paul Kunert, many execs suspect hidden costs and dangers with a BYOD environment. So how do you measure between increased happiness and productivity with the risk of increased danger and cost? Either way, CIOs need to plan for BYOD, regardless of whether they want to welcome it in the workplace or not.

About Richard Wood

Richard Wood has been the publisher of CAI's Accelerating IT Success newsletter since its inception in 2011. A Marketing Major at Cal Poly Pomona he has been working with Computer Aid since 2001. He can be reached at

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