It may have started with some "digital natives" bringing their iPhones to the office, or, just as likely, with the CEO bringing in the iPad he got as a gift. Either way, CIOs have to determine how to deal with this "bring your own device" phenomenon, which means connecting employee-owned devices to the corporate network.
Whereas CIOs historically have been control freaks-providing the specific devices that could get hooked up to the network-now they have to figure out how to say "Yes, but," as in, "Yes you can hook that thing up, but here are the rules of the road."
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