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I used these slides to teach a class of 70 students from the Post Graduate Diploma and the Masters Programme in Information Systems, in the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. August, 2008

I used these slides to teach a class of 70 students from the Post Graduate Diploma and the Masters Programme in Information Systems, in the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. August, 2008

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    Understanding Interoperability through Mobile Phones Understanding Interoperability through Mobile Phones Presentation Transcript

    • Understanding Interoperability through Mobile Phones    
    • Scenario ­ One    
    • mobile phones Different manufacturers ­ > Different Hardware ­ > Different Software ­ > Different Service providers ­ >     Image source: www.techmantra.info
    • mobile phones Call/SMS ­ >     Image source: www.techmantra.info
    • mobile phones Interoperability Call/SMS ­ >     Image source: www.techmantra.info
    • Scenario ­ Two    
    • mobile phones Low Battery ­ >    
    • mobile phones Low Battery ­ >    
    • mobile phones Low Battery ­ >    
    • mobile phones No interoperability Low Battery ­ >    
    • mobile phones Solution? Low Battery ­ >    
    •     Source: http://flickr.com/photos/hudsonfamily/1345296434/
    • Solution???     Source: http://flickr.com/photos/hudsonfamily/1345296434/
    • Standards!     Source: http://flickr.com/photos/hudsonfamily/1345296434/
    • Standards! What to standardize?     Source: http://flickr.com/photos/hudsonfamily/1345296434/
    • Standards! What to standardize? How much to standardize?     Source: http://flickr.com/photos/hudsonfamily/1345296434/
    • Standards! What to standardize? How much to standardize?     Source: http://flickr.com/photos/hudsonfamily/1345296434/
    • Interoperability: a balancing act! Standardization and Variability    
    •   Standardization  Variability  
    • High Standardization  Interoperability Low   Variability  
    • High More you standardize: easier it is to make systems 'talk' with  each other. Standardization  Interoperability Low   Variability  
    • High More you standardize: easier it is to make systems 'talk' with  each other. But, there is a catch!  Standardization  Interoperability Low   Variability  
    • High More you standardize: easier it is to make systems 'talk' with  each other. But, there is a catch!  Results in a 'homogeneous system': 'Obvious Interoperability' Standardization  Interoperability Low   Variability  
    • High More you standardize: easier it is to make systems 'talk' with  each other. But, there is a catch!  Results in a 'homogeneous system': 'Obvious Interoperability' Standardization  The real challenge is to remain 'different' but still be able to 'talk'  to each other! Interoperability Low   Variability  
    •   Standardization  Variability  
    • High Standardization  Interoperability Low   Variability  
    • High Standardization  Interoperability with middle­tier (adapter) tech Interoperability Low   Variability  
    • Example of Interoperability with middle­tier (adapter) tech    
    • Source: http://users.pandora.be/worldstandards/electricity.htm    
    • Source: http://users.pandora.be/worldstandards/electricity.htm Source: www.nokia­asia.com/link?cid=EDITORIAL_251325    
    • Source: http://users.pandora.be/worldstandards/electricity.htm Source: www.nokia­asia.com/link?cid=EDITORIAL_251325    
    • Adapter Source: http://users.pandora.be/worldstandards/electricity.htm Source: www.nokia­asia.com/link?cid=EDITORIAL_251325    
    • Interoperability with middle­tier (adapter) tech Standardization  Interoperability without middle­tier tech    Variability