Bring Your Own Device

Impact on Society and Global Community

What is Bring Your Own Device?

Bring your own device (BYOD)—also called bring your own technology (BYOT), bring your own phone (BYOP), and bring your own PC (BYOPC)—refers to the policy of permitting employees to bring personally owned mobile devices (laptops, tablets, and smart phones) to their workplace, and to use those devices to access privileged company information and applications. The phenomenon is commonly referred to as IT consumerization. The term is also used to describe the same practice applied to students using personally owned devices in education settings.

What are somethings we can use BYOD for?

BYOD can be used for so many different things such as Everyday Practical uses (calculator, spell checker), Global Communication (Google translate has a feature that allows you to speak into your phone and have it translated in another language), Industrial and Manufacturing Applications (you can use your device as a conversion calculator, leveling beam, or to do CAD work), Medical Applications (you can use your device as a various health/body monitors, there is also an app that allows you to video chat in real time with a doctor saving you time and money), Business Applications (you do personal finances on your device as well business collaborations). As you see BYOD has many different uses these all impact our society and change our community as a whole.

Pictures of BYOD being used

A Breif Video Of What We Use BYOD For

Kyle's BYOD video (QCAHS)

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