Good Technologies Unveils BYOD Policy, Transition Services
As companies look to BYOD programs to improve productivity, Good Technologies rolls out transition and policy services.Secure enterprise mobility solutions specialist Good Technologies launched two service offerings--BYOD Policy Construction and Transition Services-- designed to help businesses transition to a bring your own device mobile infrastructure and establish appropriate BYOD policies. The Policy Construction approach provides a structured framework to provide industry and peer data, as well as best practices, to inform policy decisions, while Transition Services provide businesses with a consultant to forecast the number of devices that need to be provisioned and launch demand-generation programs. In addition, the policy framework is designed to drive consensus within an inter-disciplinary team, including representation from human resources, finance, legal, security, regulatory compliance, purchasing, global privacy, and employee communications, complete a BYOD Policy Statement and End-User Agreement that is ready for executive ratification and adoption and tailor an individual BYOD policy to the organization's culture, workforce, and risk management profile. The service also helps balance the security interests of the employer with the employees' concerns around privacy.
On the transitioning side, Good helps map out the steps required for an efficient BYOD rollout, as well as define and recommend process and infrastructure improvements where they are needed. The company will also oversee implementation of the initiative, track server and software performance as well as end-user support issues, train program participants, structure a communication plan regarding the timing of the transition, and finally perform a readiness review to ensure the company is prepared for the leap to personal mobile devices in the workplace.