Is it Safe to Let Employees Work on Their Own Mobile Devices?

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Employees like using their own smartphones at work, and employers are more than happy to let them do it. Why? Employees are not just using them to text and make personal phone calls. Employees are using their own phones and mobile devices to actually do work, and they are being more productive, too. Bosses may be sucked in by fewer costs and increased productivity, but they need to be careful. That raises reasonable questions, like “Why?” and, “How?”

Why?

Your company is not alone. A single, cartoon light bulb did not appear over your head, and you were not the only one to suggest, “Hey, maybe employees can get stuff done with their own phones!” BYOD, or bring your own device, is big, and it is getting bigger. This year alone, at least 150 million personal mobile devices were put to work a