December 27, 2012

Banks May Not Be Able to Resist 'Bring Your Own Device'

User-friendly consumer devices such as Apple's iPad increasingly are infiltrating the enterprise and transforming workforce expectations. Despite security concerns, employee demands and the productivity gains powered by bring-your-own-device initiatives are forcing banks to embrace BYOD.

By Olivia LaBarre

While CIOs and other bank executives remain wary of security issues surrounding the use of employee-owned mobile devices for work, they're increasingly embracing consumer IT within the enterprise as an opportunity to drive efficiency and innovation, as well as to increase employee (and customer) satisfaction.