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More companies requiring employees to bring their own computers




People work on laptops at Sankt Oberholtz cafe in Berlin.
People work on laptops at Sankt Oberholtz cafe in Berlin.
Courtesy of Sankt Oberholz

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Keeping your work and personal lives separate may get a little more complicated. According to a new study by the technology research company Gartner, more than half of companies will require their employees to bring their own computers on the job by 2017. The finding comes out of a survey of IT managers around the world.

It means you may have to use your personal laptop, smartphone or even desktop computer for work. For more, we're joined by Arik Hesseldahl, senior editor for the technology website All Things Digital.