An HR Glossary for HR Terms

Glossary of Human Resources Management and Employee Benefit Terms

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

What Is a Bring Your Own Device Policy?

A bring your own device (BYOD) policy is when an organization decides to allow or require employees to use personal devices for work-related activities. BYOD policies range from enabling remote tools on personal mobile phones to requiring employees to provide their own laptop or computer.

What Are Some Advantages of Bring Your Own Device?

What Are Some Disadvantages of Bring Your Own Device?

What Are Some Variations on Bring Your Own Device?

Some organizations provide employees with mobile devices for work purposes but enable personal use. The organization can then legally wipe the data on the device at any time as a precaution against attacks or former employees refusing to return their device.