BYOD, in pictures and numbers

by Joey deVilla on October 29, 2014

byod in pictures and numbers

And now, some stats and facts about BYOD, a.k.a. Bring Your Own Device…

People really, really, really love their mobile devices. They love them so much that many keep them within arm’s reach nearly all the time:

within-5-feet

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Since “nearly all the time” includes that 25% of the time we spend at work (based on a 40-hour week, and these days, 40 hours is for part-timers), they want to have their mobile devices at work, too:

1bn-employee-owned-mobiles

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And not only do they want to have their mobile devices at work, they want to use them for work as well:

70-percent-of-employees

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If you want to hire the best of the up-and-coming generation, your odds are better if you have some way to let them use devices of their choosing:

byod and millennials

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Gartner predict that BYOD will grow to the point where it’ll be the norm at a lot of workplaces:

2017 gartner prediction

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And when done right, BYOD is win-win. Business owners get the competitive advantage that comes from enabling “any time, anywhere” work, IT gets to provide tools that make people more productive, and users can get their jobs done more efficiently and balance their work and personal lives:

byod-productivity-stats

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this article also appears in the GSG blog

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