Accentuated Factors of Handheld Computing

Bo Andersson, Stefan Henningsson

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    The recent years of rapid development of mobile technologies creates opportunities for new user-groups in the mobile workforce to take advantage of in-formation systems (IS). However, to apprehend and harness these opportunities for mobile IS it is crucial to fully understand the user group and the mobile tech-nology. In this paper we deductively, from previous research on aspects on mobili-ty, synthesize a tentative analytical framework capturing factors accentuated in mobile IS design. We evaluate the framework based on criteria of completeness, distinctiveness, and simplicity. Eventually, these two steps develop the framework towards a theoretical contribution as theory for describing handheld computing from a designer’s perspective. Thirteen semi-structured interviews were made and the tentative framework was elaborated and confirmed.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    Publikationsdato2011
    Antal sider12
    StatusUdgivet - 2011
    BegivenhedInternational Conference on Information Systems Development (ISD 2011) - Edinburgh, Skotland, Storbritannien
    Varighed: 24 aug. 201126 aug. 2011
    Konferencens nummer: 2011

    Konference

    KonferenceInternational Conference on Information Systems Development (ISD 2011)
    Nummer2011
    LandStorbritannien
    ByEdinburgh, Skotland
    Periode24/08/201126/08/2011

    Citationsformater

    Andersson, B., & Henningsson, S. (2011). Accentuated Factors of Handheld Computing. Afhandling præsenteret på International Conference on Information Systems Development (ISD 2011), Edinburgh, Skotland, Storbritannien.