Questions for the Audience How many of you work at an organization with a mobile presence?
Questions for the Audience How many of you work at an organization with a mobile presence? How many of you dont have a mobile presence, but are planning one?
Questions for the Audience How many of you work at an organization with a mobile presence? How many of you dont have a mobile presence, but are planning one? How many of you are curious about mobile, but arent sure if its right for your organization?
Project Team Tito Sierra, Digital Library Initiatives Jason Casden, Digital Library Initiatives Markus Wust, Digital Scholarship and Publishing Center Brian Dietz, Special Collections Research Center Todd Kosmerick, Special Collections Research Center Steven Morris, Digital Library Initiatives Joseph Ryan, Digital Library Initiatives
Issues to Consider When Developing Mobile Services
Basic Questions What value does the mobile aspect of the project add to the user experience with a library service or collection? What incentives do users have to access this content on a mobile device, rather than via existing channels?
Mobile User Experience Designing for mobile is about more than designing for a small screen device Designing an effective mobile user experience requires a greater understanding of the user context Lack of prevalent models makes this work both challenging and exciting
Native Apps vs Mobile Web Apps Do you build a platform specific native app (e.g., iPhone App, Android App), or a mobile website that works across a range of devices? What are the tradeoffs of each approach for your project?
When to Make a Native App Charging for it Creating a game Using specific locations* Using cameras Using accelerometers Accessing the filesystems Offline users
The Case for Mobile Web Apps I believe that unless your application meets one of these native application criteria, you should not create a native application, but should instead focus on building a mobile web application. Brian Fling, Mobile Design and Development
Shifting Landscape Mobile technology is changing rapidly, making it difficult to plan for whats next New standards and technology are unevenly distributed across platforms New interaction models emerging Location-Based Services Augmented Reality
Location-Based Services Source: Mary Meeker, Economy + Internet Trends, Web 2.0 Summit, October 20, 2009