See how other companies are using mobile apps, then you’ll learn how they relate to productivity, connectivity, automation, and desktop replacement.
If you’re translating desktop functions to mobile devices and tablets, you’ll need to ask questions first. Learn how to start by planning a mobile strategy.
Once you know how your staff needs to work — and the pros/cons of native v. web — then you can design effectively for enterprise mobility.
If you’ve been tasked with designing your company’s mobile experiences, then James’ workshop is for you. Find out what questions to ask to determine which of the 4 types of enterprise mobility you’ll need to design for, then hear the benefits and drawbacks to consider for each.
James will show you that there’s an elegance to great design, especially for enterprise. By following his pragmatic process to identify business needs and simple solutions to address them, you’ll discover that designing for enterprise mobility is actually easier than you thought.
He’ll show you loads of examples of companies using native and web apps to enable work while on-the-go. You’ll be poised to design for intranet access whether for an iPad or the mobile web once you’ve seen how others have mapped their unique business needs to smart mobile experiences.
And after you understand your company’s mobile goals, you’ll need to define a strategic plan for achieving them. You’ll find out how to prioritize simplicity and usability in your design solutions, then communicate with stakeholders to set their expectations accordingly.
For some of us, James Robertson’s Aussie accent might pique visions of an exciting outback full of perilous twists and turns. And kangaroos.
But if you happen to consider enterprise mobility synonymous with the outback, then James most certainly is the best guide around.
As the Managing Director of Step Two Designs in Sydney, James helps enterprise companies create awesome intranet experiences on their mobile devices. In fact, he even runs an entire conference on the topic — Intranets2012 — which includes entries for “Best Mobile Intranet” from companies worldwide. (Plus, you’ll get to see some of those entries during this session!)
And it’s totally understandable if you want more of James beyond this workshop. So check out his books, What Every Intranet Team Should Know and Designing Intranets: Creating Sites that Work, or follow him on Twitter @s2d_jamesr.