You’ve Got a Friend in BYOD

In this video, a Dan Hoffman introduces a discussion about BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and how it has been implemented at Pixar over the past few years. The speaker talks about the cultural and technical challenges that come with implementing a BYOD system, and the benefits that different parties can get from it. They also touch on the potential negative aspects of IT departments, such as being obstructionist, restrictive, and alarmist. A representative from Pixar then proceeds to share their experiences and insights on the subject.

  1. Why is a BYOD system a cultural balancing act as well as a technical challenge?
  2. What are some of the benefits that different parties can get from a BYOD system?
  3. How do negative aspects of IT departments typically impact the successful implementation of a BYOD system?