The explosion in recent years of mobility solutions and ‘bring your own device’ policies has had a big impact on small businesses.
In fact, 52 percent of information workers across 17 countries report using three or more devices for work, according to research from Forrester and 61 percent of workers mix personal and work on their devices.
On one hand, there are huge benefits for organizations and employees — employees can be far more productive and work on the go with untethered access to the information they need.
Business owners can also realize cost savings while reducing the time spent managing IT. Yet, there are risks: namely, how do businesses protect confidential information from leaking outside of the organization when employees can access and store data in a multitude of ways across devices. Read more.