By Paul Fitzgerald on May 4, 2017
The days of BYOD and MDM and employees working from home are here. Here's what you need to know to keep everything and everyone working at their best.
More and more of your employees are likely working off site. The Bureau of Labor Statistics found that fully 24% of employees were home-based at least part of the time in 2015. This statistic and the growing trend of offices becoming more smart and flexible, is especially prevalent in sectors that emphasize customer service, sales, education and training.
It follows that companies with a mobile workforce are likely dealing with the consequences of also having a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy. How businesses interact with BYOD devices when their workforce increasingly is off site is the work of Mobile Device Management (MDM) software.
In the event of stolen or lost devices, you want to be able to wipe out data, plus locate and lock a lost or stolen device. Here are other key features to look for.
While managing a remote workforce efficiently presents special challenges, the right MDM software can ease the stress of transitioning your business to accommodate this increasingly popular policy.
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