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For those who are unfamiliar, BYOD is an IT policy wherein employees of a company are encouraged to use their own personal mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops to access enterprise data.
Implementing BYOD policy in an organization is a delicate business as the concept has advantages as well as disadvantages (if the policy is not implemented properly).
BYOD helps in increasing productivity and promoting innovation. Employees are more comfortable with and adroit at using their own mobile devices making them more productive and increasing the probability of innovation. Employees prefer using their own devices as they can avoid carrying multiple devices to their workstations.