The power of sophisticated, robust, scalable computing, formerly the reserve of only those who could afford it, is becoming available to companies of any and every size. When this becomes true for all information systems, accounting, HR, project management, etc., information technology as a competitive edge will no longer be the domain of only those who can afford it.
BYOD or Bring Your Own Device, is a growing phenomenon that allows employees, even encourages them, to bring their own connected devices to the workplace. Organizations need to be careful about the implementation of BYOD and the reasons for allowing it.
I have heard over the years some noble attempts to monitor and manage these threats, from having computers only in the family room to removing the web browser completely, but there is a better way.