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Philip Scrivano Published: 25 Nov 2013

As chief technology officer of Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) in Los Angeles County, I keep up on IT trends across industries. Over the past year, I've seen many articles debating the benefits and risks of enabling bring your own device (BYOD) in the enterprise. It may come as a surprise, but for my school district this debate is old news. Today the district provides wireless connectivity across our 17 public schools, enabling every student and teacher, from kindergarten up, to use personal devices in the classroom. (This BYOD program is distinct from the Apple iPad rollout in the Los Angeles Unified School District.) By welcoming these devices, we've been able to adopt a technology-rich curriculum aimed at giving our students the skills to succeed in today's world and beyond. Along the way, we addressed the same security concerns that plague organizations across all industries, as well as some that are specific to education. CIOs contemplating BYOD programs can identify with many of the challenges we faced, including how to enable our 11,500 K... Access >>>

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