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10 reasons you "don't" need mobile device management

You've probably heard of this "mobile device management" stuff by now, right? This BYOD trend will likely come to a stop in a year or two, and smartphones will once again only be used for phone calls. 
Mobile devices will never take over the workplace since employees only use technology when they absolutely must.

Not convinced? Take a look at these ten reasons why mobile device management (MDM) is overrated, including:

MDM deprives you of visits to your IT help desk
Your employees couldn't put security at risk, even by accident
Technology's only place is in the workspace

If you're still hung up on the idea of MDM, or if you simply want a humorous look at IT’s mobility challenges, read on to learn how this fad is changing the business landscape and stealing mountains of work from IT departments nationwide.

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