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John T. Bradshaw

John Bradshaw, a FOCUS Partner, has over 30 years experience in manufacturing, finance, and systems engineering with corporations specializing in technology-driven business products and services.
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How to Manage Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in a GRC World

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) has been a catalyst for a new IT revolution. CNET TechRepublic’s BYOD Business Strategy Survey reveals that 62 percent of companies either allow Bring Your Own Device, or plan to by the end of 2013. However, the prospect of employees using their personal mobile devices to access corporate resources might seem contrary to existing Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) regulations.

Industries Lagging Behind in Cloud Adoption

While cloud adoption is standard in many industries today, there are still some sectors lagging behind. Typically, these reasons revolve around compliance, regulations, and governance.

However, FOCUS is seeing potential opportunities on the horizon for companies and investors prepared to seize upon cloud opportunities in the financial services, utilities, and healthcare industries.

“Cloud adoption is …