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Mobile Enterprise Transition and Managementby Bhuvan Unhelkar
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Coupled with the Internet, mobile technology is rapidly moving us from the information age into the age of boundless communication. However, the success of today 's cutting-edge mobile technologies will not be determined merely by their new features. Rather, the way in which you integrate these technologies into your day-to-day business operations that will determine their success or failure. While there is substantial literature on mobility and business transitions, this book not only brings the two together but also provides a formal process for transitioning your organization from a fix-wired electronic organization to an enhanced mobile enterprise with minimal disruptions to daily operations.
Addressing the rapid evolution of global communications, Mobile Enterprise Transition and Management provides step-by-step guidance on how to configure, enact, and manage the process of integrating mobile technology within your organization. The mobile enterprise transition (MET) process presented considers input from the four significant dimensions of an organization economic, technical, process, and social making it a well-rounded and complete process.
The Material Presented in This Book Forms the Basis of the Popular Workshop Designed and Led by a Leading Expert in the Field
Based on extensive research, literature review, and practical experimentation in METs, this comprehensive text presents emerging best practices, exhaustive case studies, and examples of successful transitions. It also provides detailed references, and a glossary of key terms and commonly used acronyms.
Whether you are an engineer, network manager, business manager, or other decision maker, this book will show you how to develop customized integration strategies that will set your enterprise on the path to achieving the competitive advantages today 's mobile innovations make possible.
Book News Annotation:
Unhelkar, an information and communication technology professional and consultant, offers a process to help fix-wired electronic organizations make the transition to enhanced mobile enterprise -- with a minimum of disturbance to daily operations. The book provides a systematic method for the strategic use and management of mobile technologies in all areas of business. The mobile enterprise transition (MET) procedure incorporates emerging best practices, case studies, profiles of successful transitions, and instruction on how to customize integration procedures to fulfill specific needs. Readers will appreciate the introductory key points section at the beginning of each chapter. Chapters conclude with discussion points and references. The book is geared toward organization decision makers, instructors in courses related to mobility, and upper level students. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Addressing the rapid evolution of global communications, this authoritative resource provides organizations with the detailed guidance they need to help them achieve greater mobility. It explains the steps required to configure, enact, and manage the process of transitioning from reliance on fixed-wired applications to become a more flexible and responsive mobile-enhanced organization. Based on emerging best practices and examples of successful transitions, the authors consider the economic drivers, the technical edge, and the social impact of mobile technologies so organizations can forge a customized strategy that will garner maximum results with minimum disruption.
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