Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) refers to allowing end users the ability to use their own personal mobile devices (e.g., phones, tablets, laptops, etc.) to conduct business instead of having a corporate device issued to them. BYOD is often seen as a cost savings and a step toward a “21st Century Workforce” by executives.
A key component to any successful and mature Information Technology (IT) team is a disciplined change control process. Few things are more frustrating to an IT manager than having a service affecting outage and not being able to immediately identify recent changes to the environment.
Change control requires rigor, discipline, auditing, and a commitment from