Definition of BYOD in English:

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The practice of allowing the employees of an organization to use their own computers, smartphones, or other devices for work purposes: the increasing prevalence of BYOD is set to have a fundamental impact on IT over the next few years [as modifier]: many companies are putting themselves and their data at risk by jumping on to the BYOD bandwagon too quickly
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  • To some extent, defining or limiting which hardware platforms employees use goes against the basic tenets of BYOD.
  • BYOD is closely linked with cloud, the idea of making applications available anywhere from any device.
  • Embracing BYOD doesn't have to mean allowing a free-for-all.


Early 21st century: abbreviation of bring your own device.

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Syllabification: BYOD

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