5:00 | Registration, Cocktails, Networking & Dinner
6:45 | Announcements, Introduction of Program
7:00 | Guest Speaker or Internal Program (1 PDU)
8:00 | Participants network and/or participate in SIGs
8:15 | PMO SIG, Quality SIG programs (1 PDU)
This meeting will be our annual Member Appreciation celebration! The meeting will begin with an extra hour of networking - and cocktails - at 5:00 p.m.
Presentation: Clipboard Meets Mobile: Integrating Mobile Apps into Your Business
This is a great opportunity to learn about how to fit real world tasks into a mobile app.
Please bring your domain areas and use cases and let's have a spirited discussion about how make powerful mobile apps that successfully solve real world problems.
The talk will focus on the critical issues of mobile app design:
- what to present to the user and when?
- what to cache on the device?
- what of all the use cases included on the desktop need to be left off the mobile device?
- what operational details of device use need to be captured, managed and stored for future analytics?
- when do you interrupt the user and what kind of interruption?
- the importance of abstraction and “white label” approaches
This is not about user interface design, and not about programming tools or libraries, but rather about how to think through the actual user needs and translate them to the very particular and constrained world of a mobile device.
Again, I urge you to bring real world problems so we can bring alive the principles with your examples.
Jeffrey Bonar's experience with software technology commercialization ranges from startups to Fortune 500 corporations in mobile software, artificial intelligence, customer relationship management, training, middleware, and software tools.
Jeff’s companies have delivered software and services to customers like Sun Microsystems, Xerox, American Airlines, United Parcel Service, MCI, Fujitsu, Blue Cross of PA, Baxter Healthcare, NYNEX, Ecolab, Time-Warner, Charter Communications, Cox Communications, HCA, and Canada Trust. At IBM he led the team delivering the first commercial version of IBM's WebSphere, now the industry standard middleware web technology. Also at IBM, he drove the adoption of Java as a replacement for proprietary IBM languages and tools.
In the 1980s Jeff was on the Computer Science faculty at the University of Pittsburgh. Jeff received his doctorate, specializing in Artificial Intelligence, at the Computer and Information Science department of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1985.
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