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Irvine, CACompanies are adopting bring-your-own device programs, where employees use their own personal devices on the job. These programs allow employees to use their device of choice on site—increasing efficiency and nixing the standard one-to-one system where a company needs to own the technology infrastructure from end-to-end.

“There is a move away from the standardized office space that companies have been supplying,” Drew Carter, a studio director at H. Hendy Associates, tells GlobeSt.com. “Companies have supplied standardized computers, software, phones. Today, technology is moving toward an office design where knowledge workers have a better level of control over what they are using and how they are getting their jobs done. It is less prescriptive and more about thinking rather than simply executing tasks.”

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Kelsi Maree Borland

Kelsi Maree Borland is a freelance writer and editor living in Los Angeles whose work has appeared in such publications as Travel + Leisure, Angeleno and Los Angeles Magazine.

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