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‘Wear your own device,’ WYOD, is coming to a workplace near you

By  | August 22, 2013, 7:52 PM PDT

Just a few years ago, a couple of analysts stuck their necks out and predicted that employees would be bringing their own IT equipment to work, and it would eventually replace equipment issued by their IT departments.
 

People scoffed at the idea at the time. Now, in 2013, BYOD — bring your own device — is as common as bottled water, and some organizations are evenmandating that employees bring their own devices to work.

The next wave enterprises will see is wearable computers coming into the workplace. And once again, corporate leaders will be gnashing their teeth as to whether they should try to regulate this new influx of ‘wear your own device,’ or WYOD. READ MORE

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