Myths about BYOD

Due to the increasing popularity of BYOD concept there are some myths which are as follows:

BYOD concept is cost effective solution for enterprises

The main reason for which the companies adopt the Bring Your Own Device concept is that it helps to reduce the burden on IT staff as well as save the money. Many companies think that it is cost saving activity but actually it is not. While implementing BYOD concept the main issue which comes is the security. Due to this enterprise needs to spend large amount of money on security as well as mobile device management. Even there are third party applications available that are incorporated in the mobile of employees requires lot of installation, deployment and up gradation cost.

Employees will waste their time

Organizations believe that allowing the employees to bring their devices in the organization and using it for corporate work will waste the time of employees and organization as they will access the social networking sites. But actually this is not the condition because employers can restrict the users. They can loc the websites which they don’t want their employees should access. With help of this employees productivity is increased. They can check their emails remotely. According to the recent survey 70 % of the employees check their email regularly.

It increases the productivity of employees

It is a complete illusion that it increases the productivity of employees. Organizations believe that if employees have their own device for work then they can feel easy to work as they are more compatible with it. They will work at faster pace which increases their productivity. But this is not the real situation they can spend their much time playing the games on their devices while on work. This will definitely hinder the productivity of organization as well. Organization can put restrictions on the website but cannot enforce any policy related to games.

Companies are not following the BYOD concept

This is not true.Earlier when BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) concept was introduced in the market it was totally new for the organization. But now due to the increasing importance of Smartphone’s and Tablets enterprises are realizing the value of the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) trend as well as the stubbornness of their employees to continue to use them. According o the latest survey employers are also supporting the employees to bring personal device for corporate work.