"It won't stop with bring your own PC," said Mr. Willis. "Bring your own IT is on the horizon. Once these new devices are in the mix, employees will be bringing their own applications, collaboration systems, and even social networks into businesses."
Additional information is available in the Special Report "Bring Your Own Device: New Opportunities, New Challenges." The Special Report is available on Gartner's website at http://www.gartner.com/technology/research/ipad-media-tablet/bring-your-own-device.jsp. The Special Report includes top-level advice and addresses every part of the BYOD strategy: from planning, to policy, to project management, to cost estimations. Gartner analysts drive deeper into the business case and the question of whether BYOD saves money, and assess the state of the art in management and security technologies.
Gartner analysts will examine key issues for BYOD at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo.
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