See the usage note

David Barnhart dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Wed Aug 29 20:59:35 UTC 2012

BYOD, {w}  Also written B.Y.O.D.  Abbreviation of bring your own device, a
mobile telephone policy.  Standard (used in informal contexts dealing
especially with ...; frequency?)

Every business needs a clearly articulated position on BYOD, even if it
chooses not to allow for it.

BYOD is an alternative strategy that allows employees, business partners and
other users to use personally selected and purchased devices to execute
enterprise applications and access data.  Shelley Singh, "'Bring Your Own
Device' is most radical shift in enterprise computing since the introduction
of the PC," The Economic Times (Nexis), Aug. 29, 2012, p not given

I tested BroadVoice as the geek option. It advertises the ability to BYOD
(i.e., bring your own device), meaning you're in luck if you're one of the
few who has something like the ZyXEL P-2000W v.2 Wi-Fi phone. For the rest
of us, the most appealing thing about BroadVoice is the promise of unlimited
calling to 35 countries. If only it worked consistently. Sam Schechner,
"Smooth Operators," Slate Magazine (Nexis), June 29, 2005, p not given

Our clients are dealing with B.Y.O.D., bring your own device to work, and
need to treat the employee-owned and corporate-owned devices differently in
terms of policies and management.  "United States: Zenprise Adds Mobile
Management Tools for iPad, iPhone," Tendersinfo News (Nexis), Aug. 18, 2010,
p not given

2004.  Shortening (abbreviation; initialism): formed from b(ring )y(our
)o(wn )d(evice).  Perhaps modeled upon BYOB (OEDs: 1959), for bring your own
booze (or bottle).

F There are many other terms represented by B.Y.O.D., including: bring your
own dog, bring your own drums, bring your own donuts, and bring your own
dynamite, etc.  There's at least one quote for bring your own dictionary.

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