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BYOD

abbreviation for
(Communications & Information) bring your own device: the practice of bringing personally owned electronic communication devices to one's workplace or educational institution to use for work or educational purposes
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According to Moschella, Neal, Opperman, and Taylor (2004), IT consumerization is a strong trend which is guaranteed to bring significant long-term commercial consequences, including sharp cost reductions and generations of better informed technology users.
EDUCAUSE lists "supporting the trends toward IT consumerization and bring-your-own device" as its #2 IT issue for 2012 (Grajek and Pirani 2012).
Bangalore, India, August 15, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Compassites Software Solutions, a niche technology player in the big data, cloud computing and IT Consumerization space, has announced the appointment of Mahesh Baxi as CEO.
In today's insurance industry, both are likely given the confluence of IT consumerization and technology "abstraction." While shrinking form factors and improved ease-of-use (e.g.
Consumerization is not about a few new hires toting an Android or Apple mobile phone to work, according to an article (at the website cultofmac.com) entitled "Think IT Consumerization Is About iPads and iPhones?
At any time and any point, problems that jeopardize end-user or customer satisfaction, revenue and brand loyalty can arise," Compuware asserts in its report, The International CIO Study on Impact of IT Consumerization.
It thus represents a new illustration of "IT consumerization" which is dissolving borders between technologies, and even consumer market players' dominance over the innovation cycle.
"As IT consumerization continues to take hold in the corporate world, the number and types of devices IT is being asked to provide and support is exploding," said Dave Buchholz, principal engineer, Client Research & Pathfinding, Intel IT.
IT consumerization is about more than employees' choice of smartphones The "consumerization of IT" isn't just about the specific tools employees use to do their jobs; it's about their expectations about how tech should work, Bernard Golden writes.