All the worlds web sites. More books than you can read in a lifetime. 200,000 apps and counting. Its thin. Remember the age of people in the advert…all ages are using apps and devices…
Using smartphones to do their work. Utilising smart business applications, web sites and forums.
These include productivity apps, forms, policies and procedures, instant messaging, collaboration tools and even more advanced functions such as location-based services.
Work life balance is no more. Work life integration is now. People choose their communities and their personal life
Think outside the box with mobile apps. This one can be used for brainstorming, PRINCE2 Product Breakdowns, creative processes, team building exercises, coaching and training activities. You can email the notes, post the notes to sites or team blog sites.
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AIPM Queensland State Conference 2010<br />Mobile Applications<br />Curiosity turned to Expectation<br />Presented by<br />Mark Porter<br />CPPM & CEO MoboDev<br />
Member of the AIPM since 2004<br />Brisbane & Gold Coast Chapters <br />Founded PM Solutions Australia in 2000<br />Projects in UAE, Pacific Rim, Africa & Australia<br />Specialise in Project Management & Assurance<br />Founded PM Learning in 2008<br />Founded MoboDev in 2009<br />Specialise in Business Applications<br />Currently developing 20 applications….<br />
So what is a mobile application<br />in 2010?<br />
Why even think about using mobile applications for business and Project Management?<br />
Right Now…<br />620 million watching internet videos<br />610 million use instant messaging daily<br />500 million download music, video, or TV<br />400 million participate in online communities <br />100 million create blogs <br />500 million access the Internet from their mobile<br />300 million of theses are also information workers<br />Source: IDC iView, "A Consumer Revolution In The Enterprise", June 2010 <br />
Rapid transition from cell phones to Smartphones
Over 80% of 18-29 year olds use text messaging*
38% say mobile is more important than wallet</li></ul>Source: Pew Foundation study 2008<br />
So how does this translate into business drivers?<br />
Smartphone user insists on 24/7 access to e-mail, calendar, the Internet and literally thousands of other applications and assistance. <br />Source: “Understanding Information Worker Smartphone Usage” - Forrester<br />
13% of information workers currently use smartphones for work at least weekly. <br />Source: “Understanding Information Worker Smartphone Usage” - Forrester<br />
Information workers using smartphones is predicted to escalate rapidly, hitting 34% by 2012. <br />Source: “Understanding Information Worker Smartphone Usage” - Forrester<br />
Information workers are tapping into mobile application stores or operator portals for a multitude of business-related functions. <br />Source: “Understanding Information Worker Smartphone Usage” - Forrester<br />
What's driving the rapid migration to mobile applications?<br />
The Usual Suspects<br />Personalised – my choices…<br />On demand – anywhere, anytime…<br />Reaches where other media can not…<br />Cost effective – I can pay my way…<br />User friendly – me, my family & work…<br />Familiar – everyone has one…<br />
We actually think there has been a greater shift?<br />
Making mobile technology work for you…<br />Embrace mobile technologies…<br />Find the best fit to your business…<br />Listen to users…<br />Establish boundaries…<br />Support innovation…<br />Respond to client needs…<br />Don’t be afraid of new processes…<br />