BYOD, at what cost?

Schooley Mitchell has seen the negative effects of a poorly planned and executed Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) scenarios first hand, but this column by Brian Katz illustrates the financial hit that companies take when they rush into a new device arrangement without examining both sides of the coin.

Katz says a big disadvantage some companies fail to consider is the loss of the ability to pool data and minutes through a share plan, often leaving them on the hook to reimburse employees for overages they would not face under corporate liability. Discounts on other high-cost activities, such as international data roaming, may also not be as favorable in a BYOD environment.

Get his take on the issue here.