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Choose Your Mobile Platform and Tools

Maximize the value of your mobile investments by prioritizing technology decisions on user experience, business priorities, and system quality.

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Haphazardly delivering mobile applications without fully understanding the desired mobile experience and technology and delivery constraints can lead to:

  • Short-lived mobile applications whose value will quickly degrade as user expectations change and mobile technologies evolve.
  • High delivery and operational costs because design decisions were made on what was needed now rather than later.
  • Low user adoption because users do not know how to best use the application.

Thoughtfully delivering mobile applications involving end user and enterprise perspectives can:

  • Ensure stakeholder expectations are balanced against technology requirements and resource availability.
  • Maximize your existing investments in enterprise technologies.
  • Structure mobile applications to scale, mature, and extend within your organization’s means.

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Module 1: Choose Your Platform and Delivery Solution

The Purpose

  • Choose the right mobile platform.
  • Shortlist your mobile delivery solution and desired features and services.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • A chosen mobile platform that meets user and enterprise needs.
  • Candidate mobile delivery solutions that meet your delivery needs and capacity of your teams.

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Select your platform approach.
  • Desired mobile platform approach.
1.2 Shortlist your mobile delivery solution.
  • Shortlisted mobile delivery solutions.
1.3 Build your feature and service lists.
  • Desired list of vendor features and services.

Module 2: Create Your Roadmap

The Purpose

  • Design the mobile application minimal viable product (MVP).
  • Create your mobile roadmap.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • An achievable and valuable mobile application that is scalable for future growth.
  • Clear intent of business outcome delivery and completing mobile delivery activities.

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Define your MVP release.
  • MVP design.
2.2 Build your roadmap.
  • Mobile delivery roadmap.

Module 3: Set the Mobile Context

The Purpose

  • Understand your user’s environment needs, behaviors, and challenges.
  • Define stakeholder expectations and ensure alignment with the holistic business strategy.
  • Identify your mobile application opportunities.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Thorough understanding of your mobile user and opportunities where mobile applications can help.
  • Level set stakeholder expectations and establish targeted objectives.
  • Prioritized list of mobile opportunities.

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Generate user personas with empathy maps.
  • User personas.
3.2 Build your mobile application canvas.
  • Mobile objectives and metrics.
3.3 Build your mobile backlog.
  • Mobile opportunity backlog.

Module 4: Identify Your Technical Needs

The Purpose

  • Define the mobile experience you want to deliver and the features to enable it.
  • Understand the state of your current system to support mobile.
  • Identify your definition of mobile application quality.
  • List the concerns with mobile delivery.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Clear understanding of the desired mobile experience.
  • Potential issues and risks with enabling mobile on top of existing systems.
  • Grounded understanding of mobile application quality.
  • Holistic readiness assessment to proceed with mobile delivery.

Activities: Outputs:
4.1 Discuss your mobile needs.
  • List of mobile features to enable the desired mobile experience.
4.2 Conduct a technical assessment.
  • System current assessment.
4.3 Define mobile application quality.
  • Mobile application quality definition.
4.4 Verify your decision to deliver mobile applications.
  • Verification to proceed with mobile delivery.
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