BYOD Trend Could Portend IT-Business Relationship Shift

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"I think (BYOD) was driven by members of the organization in high positions who got Apple iPads for Christmas," says Halberstein, a former vice president at Deutsche Bank. "Literally overnight, we had iPad applications streaming out the door."

Whether Santa Claus should get credit for BYOD or not, Halberstein says reluctant CTOs will be hard-pressed to keep their executives—and potential traders and salespeople and the like—from demanding it. Rather than trying to control it, it is smarter for I