7 Things You Should Know About Mobile IT (ID: EST1002)
Topics: Handheld and Mobile Computing, Laptop and Notebook Computing, Wireless Technology
Origin: EDUCAUSE Publications, EDUCAUSE 7 Things You Should Know (02/25/2010)
Type: Articles, Papers, and Reports
Abstract: The evolution of computer and telecom technologies is resulting in smaller and more powerful portable devices, expanded coverage for wireless and cellular networks, and a flourishing pool of applications that take advantage of these technologies. Mobile IT promises to change the way users interact with resources and applications, moving services away from desktop and laptop computers to devices that increasingly embody a convergence of formerly disparate functions. Moreover, mobile IT affords new opportunities for applications to deliver current, location-specific information. The role of mobile IT will continue to take on new dimensions as technologies mature and converge, and higher education will both guide and benefit from those developments.
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