The Fabric of Mobile Services: Software Paradigms and Business Demands

The Fabric of Mobile Services: Software Paradigms and Business Demands

Author(s): Shoshana Loeb, Benjamin Falchuk, Euthimios Panagos

Published Online: 10 NOV 2008

Print ISBN: 9780470277997

Online ISBN: 9780470478240

DOI: 10.1002/9780470478240

About this Book

What is the future of mobile services?

In order for mobile services to achieve the scale, scope, and agility required to keep them relevant and successful, a number of fundamental technical and business challenges need to be addressed. The Fabric of Mobile Services provides readers with a solid understanding of the subject, covering short-and long-term considerations and future trends that will shape thistechnological evolution.

Beginning with an introduction that brings readers up to speed on the mobile services environment, the book covers:

  • The business of mobile services
  • Mobile user location as a service enabler
  • Simplicity and user experience
  • The always-on infrastructure challenge
  • Underpinnings of mobile opportunism
  • Design patterns for mobile services
  • Advanced services of today and tomorrow

Complemented with case studies and end-of-chapter summaries that help facilitate readers' comprehension, The Fabric of Mobile Services is essential reading for researchers, engineers, software engineers, students, and anyone working in the mobile services industry.

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