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Convergence Of Desktop Web And Mobile


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From the Communications Managers Association (CMA) Focus Day - Communications 2.0 – a beta business - “transforming communications systems and applications” - 22nd October 2008, RUSI, Whitehall, London - a presentation I forgot to upload from just over a year ago on convergence of Desktop, Web and Mobile applications

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Convergence Of Desktop Web And Mobile

  1. 1. The impact on enterprises from the convergence of web, desktop and mobile applications: Convergence – myth or practical reality? David Terrar – Business Two Zero Blog (D²C and WordFrame)
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Key trends – shift happens! </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop/Web Convergence </li></ul><ul><li>Convergence – The Browser </li></ul><ul><li>Internet penetration </li></ul><ul><li>The rise of the mobile phone </li></ul><ul><li>Is convergence a myth? </li></ul><ul><li>Why so few examples? </li></ul><ul><li>4 practical examples </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul>
  3. 3. Key trends Consumerization of Enterprise Applications
  4. 6. Desktop/Web Convergence LAMP vs. WISA Standards Open Source
  5. 7. Convergence – Rich Internet Experience Ajax (asynchronous JavaScript and XML)
  6. 8. Convergence – The Browser
  7. 10. survey was conducted on 17,000 internet users in 29 countries and was completed in March 2008 USA – 100m, China – 61m, UK – 17.8m, France – 12.8m Total – 475m
  8. 11. The rise of the mobile phone <ul><li>Grown to One Trillion US Dollar industry in a little over 20 years </li></ul><ul><li>2007 – One Billion mobile handsets shipped </li></ul>
  9. 13. Don’t forget Darwin <ul><li>Evolution: </li></ul><ul><li>Gradual change </li></ul><ul><li>Divergence </li></ul>
  10. 14. Recent example of Divergence Acer Asus Elonex HP The Netbook
  11. 15. It works where it’s convenient
  12. 16. Why so few mobile examples <ul><li>Mobile developer considerations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Service provider </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Handset </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Screen resolution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colour depth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>600+ combinations to test just for the UK! </li></ul><ul><li>Need to worry about a handset with 1% of the market </li></ul><ul><li>2 to 3 orders of magnitude more complex/annoying than web development </li></ul>
  13. 17. Dedicated Terminals <ul><li>90 restaurants - UK, Europe, the Pacific Rim, the Middle East and USA </li></ul><ul><li>Waiting staff have been using hand-held PCs to take orders since the first outlet opened in 1992 </li></ul><ul><li>Now use ruggedized Symbol terminals </li></ul>
  14. 18. Mobile to ERP integration Native integration of SAP CRM on BlackBerry Devices
  15. 19. Mobile voicemail to email <ul><li>Voicemail captured sent as email </li></ul><ul><li>Memo </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Blast to mobiles or email </li></ul>- artificial intelligence, voice recognition and natural linguistics
  16. 20. Collaboration anywhere – desktop/web/mobile <ul><li>SDN Community Project </li></ul><ul><li>Between IM and email </li></ul><ul><li>140 characters </li></ul><ul><li>Team collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe by person, topic, word, object, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Client, web, mobile, sms </li></ul>twitter for the Enterprise
  17. 21. Contact details David Terrar CEO – D2C Limited and Executive Director - ITBrix / WordFrame p: +44 (0)1727 838285 (direct) m: +44 (0)7715 159423 e: [email_address] and [email_address] w: and skype: david_terrar twitter: DT linkedin: blog:
  18. 22. References <ul><li>Shift Happens, the movie, Karl Fisch, Arapahoe High School, Littleton, Colorado - </li></ul><ul><li>Shift Happens, the slides </li></ul><ul><li>Universal McCann survey - </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Gregor Wolf on SAP CRM and BlackBerry – </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>With the help of: </li></ul><ul><li> , , , , , , </li></ul>
  19. 23. Questions?