The Benefits and Risks of Open Device Policies

19 Apr 2016

Free whitepaper

State and local governments struggle to support the information needs of agencies and constituents. With two-thirds of Americans now owning smartphones, many IT departments seek to successfully roll out Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives.

Who is this whitepaper for?

This resource provides a robust outline for state and local government IT leaders, managers and staff to follow when evaluating BYOD programs. It gives a good frame of reference from which to start conversations to establish a BYOD policy/initiative in your organization.

What will I learn?

This whitepaper examines the challenges and advantages of implementing a BYOD program. It also offers guidelines for success based on what has worked for other government organizations.

Topics include:

  • What’s behind the shift to BYOD
  • Questions to ask around security
  • What to look for in an IT partner