In a new survey conducted by IHS Technology, nearly 30% of responding engineers and end users report using mobile devices in industrial automation. About half of those respondents say they are using their own tablets and smartphones.
IHS Engineering 360 outlines this ongoing surge of mobile in the workplace, and what companies can do to outline their BYOD plan. Similarly, despite BYOD benefits such as less equipment downtime and improved decision making, problems exist for employers and engineers alike.
The full article, found here addresses some of these challenges and reviews how to move BYOD into the future of industrial automation.
What problems have arisen in your company due to BYOD, and how are they being addressed moving forward?