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Topic: Byod Implementation

What's Holding Your Hospital Wi-Fi Network Back From Supporting BYOD?
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What's Holding Your Hospital Wi-Fi Network Back From Supporting BYOD?

BYOD is one of those "buzzwords" in health care that everyone is sort of tired of hearing about, however, the fact remains that many hospitals still struggle to support this basic expectation amongst mobile users today. The benefits of allowing your hospital staff, patients and guests to use their own smartphones, laptops and tablets in the hospital environment has been well documented; employees and patients are happier, more productive and receiving better care, all while lowering operational costs. But it's not all good news for hospital CIO's unfortunately. Despite the success of BYOD and it's many benefits, there are still several major challenges associated with bring your own device. With all of those devices in one place not having the right strategy in place can have a significant impact on your wireless infrastructure, network security, and your bottom line.

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How to Successfully Implement a BYOD Program into Your School
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How to Successfully Implement a BYOD Program into Your School

According to the Horizon Report from the New Media Consortium (NMC), BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is an “important development in educational technology for K-12” that will be adopted in a year or less. It’s a deceptively simple concept, because although you may think, how hard can it be to have students bring their own devices to school, the truth is its far more complex than that.

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1:1 or BYOD in Schools? Which is Better for You [Infographic]
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1:1 or BYOD in Schools? Which is Better for You [Infographic]

Today’s generation of students (some call them “GenMobile”), are just that, mobile. Constantly on the go and more importantly connected by wireless 100% of the time. The alarming factor here for schools is the trend of each student using more and more devices. On average, current students now use on a daily basis between 3 and 5 devices. This is challenging school IT staff everywhere to facilitate learning environments that are rich in technology. The question is not should schools bring technology into the classroom but how?

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20 Pros and Cons of implementing BYOD in schools
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20 Pros and Cons of implementing BYOD in schools

BYOD (bring your own device) is where you allow your students and staff to use personal mobile devices on your school wireless network. I’m sure you’ve heard of it, because it’s spreading through schools faster than juicy gossip in a tiny town. Now, there’s a lot to consider when determining if implementing BYOD in schools is the right move. So, here’s a list of 20 pros and cons to hopefully help make the decision a little easier on you.

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