Understanding how Cochran vs. Schwan’s Home Services Impacts BYOD

On August 12, 2014 the State of California Court of Appeals, ruled in the lawsuit Cochran v. Schwan ‘s Home Services on the question of whether an employer must reimburse employees for required uses of personal devices. The decision attracted controversy and created anxiety regarding its direct bearing on and implications for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies.This paper by the analysts as Blue Hill Research breaks down the ruling and its potential impact on Enterprise BYOD.