Employees using their own smartphones would allow companies to enjoy all ofthe same benefits of a mobile workforce without spending company funds on the devices. Mobility experts can help a company leverage mobility more effectively. Employees can be more productive and happier with a policy in place.
IT departments need to overcome several logistical hurdles before allowing employees to use their own smartphones, including security, inventory management, support,integrating mobile devices into pre-existing IT functions and systems, and measuring return on investment. When employees are not able to access critical data or encounter other problems with their mobile devices, they will need assistance from the information systems department. Some devices are much more prone to hackers thereby threatening the security of corporate networks.