Definition of BYOD in English:


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[mass noun]
  • 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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    • He estimates that moving to full BYOD can often cost a company 10 per cent more than supplying phones to staff themselves.
    • In order for BYOD to work, employees must be able to understand that the hard drive isn't the actual computer itself.
    • As we know, the consumer and enterprise market is becoming more integrated through BYOD.


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

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