Enterprise Intelligent Mobile Solutions David Murray Managing Director
Objective of this presentation <ul><ul><li>Kirona background & history </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>End to end mobile propos...
Kirona Background & History <ul><ul><li>6 years old </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Key invention to build a RAD tool for gener...
End to end managed proposition User Device Vodafone Network Firewall Managed Router Mobile Mail Server Kirona Applications...
What are the technical options then? <ul><ul><li>Dumb solutions - the back office processes in the field </li></ul></ul><u...
Enterprise or silo solution? <ul><ul><li>Often one departmental requirement drives the need to do something </li></ul></ul...
Business Process Complexity Duration of Network Connectivity needed Mobile Application Landscape Field Service Dispatch Ap...
YourUser Application You Need Location You Want Device You Choose Kirona Mobile Platform Data You Need (existing systems) ...
Projects in focus <ul><ul><li>Property & Asset Management:  Leading hospitality company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>8 w...
Projects in focus II  <ul><ul><li>Waste Management  – Medium sized U.K. City Council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vehicl...
Things to think about...  <ul><ul><li>Mobile & Flexible working solutions are pivotal to success for companies facing incr...
 
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W&M 2009 – Making that “future proof” Road Map for an enterprise-wide Intelligent Mobile Working application

  1. 1. Enterprise Intelligent Mobile Solutions David Murray Managing Director
  2. 2. Objective of this presentation <ul><ul><li>Kirona background & history </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>End to end mobile proposition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise or process specific solutions – technical options? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile Applications landscape </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What does it mean for the end user? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects in focus </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Kirona Background & History <ul><ul><li>6 years old </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Key invention to build a RAD tool for generating Mobile Apps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Original strategy to use tools internally as a Mobile Software Applications business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Established 3 operating divisions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Public Sector Applications </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Commercial Sector Applications </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tools & Technology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>200+ Intelligent Mobile Customers spanning diverse business processes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fully managed proposition with Vodafone </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. End to end managed proposition User Device Vodafone Network Firewall Managed Router Mobile Mail Server Kirona Applications Private APN End to End Managed Support Back Office System Blackberry Laptop/ Tablet PC HTTPS and/or VPN Encryption <ul><li>Extensible Authentication Model: </li></ul><ul><li>User / Password </li></ul><ul><li>Strong Authentication </li></ul><ul><li>Two-factor Authentication </li></ul><ul><li>LDAP / Active Directory </li></ul><ul><li>Custom Back-office Authentication </li></ul>(HSDPA, 3G, GPRS) PDA
  5. 5. What are the technical options then? <ul><ul><li>Dumb solutions - the back office processes in the field </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Try and use the back office over GPRS/3G? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Try and do that with a thin client like Citrix </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smart solutions – Generic mobile toolsets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>License a generic tools platform and build my own mobile applications </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Engage a tools provider to build me a bespoke application </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intelligent solutions – Off the shelf designed solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Choose an established mobile applications provider who specialises in my market </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-built applications & components with integration </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Enterprise or silo solution? <ul><ul><li>Often one departmental requirement drives the need to do something </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes horizons can be too small </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ I wish we had known about that earlier” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IT & change management have a corporate perspective </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5 or 6 different platforms/technologies to </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Train on </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Purchase </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If both IT & the services become happy there is one platform and it meets both needs then it’s a no-brainer </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Business Process Complexity Duration of Network Connectivity needed Mobile Application Landscape Field Service Dispatch Application Complexity = Integration Required = Enabling Technology Component/ Applications Key Travel Excursions and Add - ons Booking Details Local Gov - Housing Rents Repairs Estates Oracle Purchasing Shopping Approvals Quantity Surveyor Financial Assessment Pest Control Sewer Bait Quotes Local Gov - Benefits & Social Care New Claims Single Assessment CTAX Security iDashboard / iScheduler iClient (offline connection) GPS / GIS Image Capture / EDM iScript (Question Interface) Network Optimisation Interoperability Adapters Compression Electronic Document Generator iConnected Suite (real-time connection)
  8. 8. YourUser Application You Need Location You Want Device You Choose Kirona Mobile Platform Data You Need (existing systems) What does it mean for the end-user? Job Scheduling Sales data Inspection History Tablet PC Blackberry/ Smart Phone Laptop In the Office In the Field At Home <ul><li>Any device </li></ul><ul><li>Bandwidth Optimisation –GPRS and 3G </li></ul><ul><li>Real-time or Offline </li></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><li>Integration </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduling (skills, location, diary) </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable Java & Oracle </li></ul><ul><li>GIS/GPS </li></ul><ul><li>Management Information </li></ul><ul><li>Document generation </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent Scripting </li></ul>ERP Electronic Document Management On the Move Customer Services PDA Operational Systems HR Kirona Back Office System
  9. 9. Projects in focus <ul><ul><li>Property & Asset Management: Leading hospitality company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>8 weeks from order to delivery of new system </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise Mobile & Integration: Small U.K. City Council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ELA covering 9 service areas </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Integration with Lagan & 8 different back office systems </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile Procurement: Transport Sector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oracle e-business suite on Blackberry by Kirona </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Domiciliary Care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Evidence arrival by barcode/RFID and GPS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Care schedule updated in real time </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Projects in focus II <ul><ul><li>Waste Management – Medium sized U.K. City Council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vehicle Tracking & Fleet Management </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CRM integration </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile data capture & location based data delivery </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Back office & mobile solution </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Field Service – A leading facilities management PLC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1000 operatives </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scheduling planned & unplanned work </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Location based services </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Things to think about... <ul><ul><li>Mobile & Flexible working solutions are pivotal to success for companies facing increased competition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customers increasingly want to avoid cul-de-sac technology choices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A highly scalable platform with proven: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Breadth – Many industry sectors and business processes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Depth – Integration with multiple systems </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An architecture than delivers all the way up the food chain of mobile application requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Future proof </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>browser based, on line and offline, any device </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Integration at the heart of the solution </li></ul></ul></ul>

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