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Published: 11 Feb 2013

If you want to go and see a vertical market that is really facing up to the BYOD trend in the here and now and not just as a theoretical exercise then the education space is the place to go. Although bring your own device has already dominated acres of newsprint and air time there are still many that believe that in reality only a relatively minor proportion of the customer base has embraced it. Education is a market where BYOD has crept up on them just like everyone else but unlike some corporates opting for a lock-down is not going to work. Along with the usual heavy presence of interactive whiteboards and specific software to help with numeracy and literacy the other couple of themes at the education ¬†show in Excel, BETT, where BYOD and child safety. On the BYOD front it is not just a case of schools having invested heavily in iPads but the expectation from children that they could now start bringing in their own tablets. One school teacher talked of how only a relatively short time ago the attitude towards someone bringing in something like a tablet was ... Access >>>

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