With younger generations increasingly adept at technology, classrooms are adopting a tech-driven approach to teaching. Interestingly, what we see in response is the same as what we see in the workplace: a push toward BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device.
And as it turns out, students’ preferences for using their own devices over available library or computer lab resources carries over to their professional lives, as well. According to a recent Cisco study, “Two of five […] would accept a lower-paying job that had more flexibility with regard to device choice, social media access, and mobility, than a higher-paying job with less flexibility.”
It’s an interesting shift and one that has spurred a new vision for how to handle the challenges around today’s changing workplace. We call this vision Work Your Way. Based on the idea of a Unified Workspace experience, it’s designed to keep productivity humming regardless of how the workplace is defined. With the Unified Workspace approach, enterprises can easily integrate a variety of mobile devices to maximize collaboration, without compromising network security.
Whether we’re students or professionals, schools or businesses, at the end of the day, we need to be able to connect seamlessly to achieve our goals. And that’s exactly what Work Your Way is about: connecting people, regardless of the device at hand.