The business side of BYOD
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The business side of BYOD

cultural and organizational impacts

About the Book

Bring Your Own Device: damned if you do, damned if you don't.

This short book is a discussion from a cultural and organizational perspective about the current and potential business impacts of enabling smartphones, tablets, computers, and any other device that goes under the label "Internet of Things" - IoT.

It has been prepared as a "case study" for a workshop on change management.

Focus: knowledge- and information-management beyond your corporate boundaries.

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(paperback published on 2014-01-30)

About the Author

Roberto Lofaro
Roberto Lofaro

change, with and without technology

Table of Contents

  • A Caveat ... v
  • 1 Today ... 1
    • 1.1. Why BYOD is relevant ... 1
    • 1.2. Pervasive computing ... 5
    • 1.3. Ownership and control of devices ... 9
    • 1.4. A systemic perspective ... 11
    • 1.5. Managing (i.e. "governance" of) the BYOD risk ... 16
  • 2 Tomorrow ... 19
    • 2.1 Coping with the future ... 19
    • 2.2 Impacts on the delivery of ICT services ... 23
    • 2.3 Business architecture and "virtual" ICT systems ... 29
    • 2.4 Internet of Things: a "blue sky" perspective ... 32
    • 2.5 Essentials of a dynamic security policy ... 36

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