BYOD CYOD COPE| Your Smart Devices at Workplace

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BYOD stands for ‘Bring Your Own Device’

According to this- employees of the company or firm get access for choosing device which they want to use at the workplace as there are allowed to bring their personal ones. Here employees buy the devices and maintain those at their own. They are permitted to install apps themselves.

This BYOD method is suitable and popular with small companies. Companies that have temporary staffs can use this type.

Data and information security concern is one of the major drawbacks here. Although BYOD reduces the company expenses it may be quite dangerous considering possibility of data drain. That’s why BYOD is also called Bring Your Own Disaster. There is NO control the company on the employee’s devices.

CYOD stands for ‘Choose Your Own Device’

According to this – Companies purchase, manage and maintain the devices of the employees. Employees are sometimes given choices to pick from the list. There is an IT department to handle all these issues. But employees may have their own phones company SIM card may be given with allowances.

This CYOD method is suitable and popular with large and corporate companies. Companies that have permanent staffs can use this type.

CYOD can solve many problems relating to security, reliability and compatibility. Companies have an authority and control over the devices.

Data and information security is more secured here.

COPE stands for ‘Company-issued, Personally-Enabled’.

Here employees are supplied devices with company pay. But they can use it for personal activities as well. Choices and freedom are determined by policy.

Comapny can decide on BYOD CYOD COPE discussing with the employees.