Commenced in January 2007
Frequency: Monthly
Edition: International
Paper Count: 30184
Utilizing Adaptive Software to Enhance Information Management

Authors: J. Soini, P. Sillberg, J. Raitaniemi

Abstract:

The task of strategic information technology management is to focus on adapting technology to ensure competitiveness. A key factor for success in this sector is awareness and readiness to deploy new technologies and exploit the services they offer. Recently, the need for more flexible and dynamic user interfaces (UIs) has been recognized, especially in mobile applications. An ongoing research project (MOP), initiated by TUT in Finland, is looking at how mobile device UIs can be adapted for different needs and contexts. It focuses on examining the possibilities to develop adapter software for solving the challenges related to the UI and its flexibility in mobile devices. This approach has great potential for enhancing information transfer in mobile devices, and consequently for improving information management. The technology presented here could be one of the key emerging technologies in the information technology sector in relation to mobile devices and telecommunications.

Keywords: Emerging technologies, Flexible user interfaces, Information management, Information technology, Mobile technology.

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1081161

Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 1235

References:


[1] K. Burden, "Business benefits of industry-specific mobile applications," Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham (2005), MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015, Retrieved 7/9/2011 World Wide Web, http://www.idc.com
[2] G. B. Davis, "Anytime/anyplace computing and the future of the knowledge work," Communications of the ACM, vol. 45, no. 12, pp. 67- 73, 2002.
[3] K. MacDonald, and J. Metzger, "Achieving tangible IT benefits in small physician practices," California healthcare Foundation, ihealth Reports, pp.1-36, Sep. 2002.
[4] A. Göker, and H. Myrhaug, "Evaluation of a mobile information system in context," Information Processing & Management, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 39-65, 2008.
[5] S. L. Järvenpää, K. R. Lang, Y. Takeda, and V. K. Tuunainen, "Mobile commerce at crossroads," Communications of the ACM, vol. 46, no. 12, pp. 41-44, 2003.
[6] K. Siau, E. Lim, and Z. Shen, "Mobile commerce: Promises, challenges and research agenda," Journal of Database Management, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 4-13, 2001.
[7] J. Van Gurp, A. Karhinen, and J. Bosch, "Mobile Service Oriented Architectures (MOSOA)," Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4025, pp. 1-15, 2006.
[8] Tampere University of Technology (TUT), Retrieved 15/3/12 World Wide Web, http://www.tut.fi/public
[9] C. Jou, "Automatic web table transcoding for mobile devices based on table classification," in Proc. of IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, pp. 143-150, Rome, July 2011.
[10] H. Jin, J. Y. Cho, and J. W. Park, "Dynamic user interface update using web based framework," in Proc. of International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE), pp. 10-14, Las Vegas, Jan. 2007.
[11] J. Ye, and J. Herbert, "Framework for Use Interface Adaption," Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 3196, pp. 167-174, 2004.
[12] N. Rosenthal, "Hybrid Qt/WebKit applications: Pushing the Limits of Web Development
[Video]," Presented in MeeGo Conference 2010, Dublin, Nov. 2010. Retrieved 14/12/2011 World Wide Web, http://conference2010.meego.com/session/hybrid-qtwebkit-applicationspushing- limits-web-development
[13] The WebKit Open Source Project (2011), Retrieved 14/12/2011 World Wide Web, http://webkit.org
[14] J. Bishop, and N. Horspool, "Cross-Platform development: Software that lasts," IEEE Computer, vol. 39, no. 10, pp. 26-35, 2006.
[15] N. Mitrovic, and E. Mena, "Adaptive user interface for mobile devices," Interactive Systems: Design, Specification, and Verification," Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 2545, pp. 29-43, 2002.
[16] N. Mitrovic, J. A. Rovo, and E. Mena, "ADUS: Indirect generation of user interfaces on wireless devices," in Proc. of 15th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA), pp. 662- 666, Zaragoza, Aug.-Sep. 2004.
[17] V. T. Vasconcelos, S. J. Gay, A. Ravara, N. Gesbert, and A. Z. Caldeira, "Dynamic interfaces," Presented in FOOL conference 2009, Savannah, Georgia, Jan. 2009.
[18] D. Buhalis, "E-airlines: Strategic and tactical use of ICTs in the airline industry," Information and Management, vol. 41, no. 7, pp. 805-825, 2004.
[19] G. H. Griffiths, and P. N. Finlay, "IS-enabled sustainable competitive advantage in financial services, retailing and manufacturing," The Journal of Strategic Information Systems, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 29-59, 2004.
[20] M. N. Melville, K. Kraemer, and V. Gurbaxani, "Review: Information technology and organizational performance: an integrative model of it business value," Journal of MIS Quarterly, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 283-322, 2004.
[21] S. J. Barnes, "Enterprise mobility: concept and examples," International Journal of Mobile Communications, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 341-359, 2003.
[22] A. Krause, D. Hartl, F. Theis, M. Stangl, K. Gerauer, and A. Mehlhorn, "Mobile decision support for transplantation patient data," International Journal of Medical Informatics, vol. 73, issue 5, pp. 461-464, 2004.
[23] CIO insight (2003), "When will mobility add strategic value?," Retrieved 14/12/2011 World Wide Web, http://www.cioinsight.com/article2/
[24] H. Sheng, F. Fui-Hoon Nah, and K. Siau, "Strategic implications of mobile technology: A case study using Value-Focused Thinking," The Journal of Strategic Information Systems, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 269-290, 2005.
[25] L. Cosgrove, "Applied wireless: Making wireless work in the business," CIO Focus, pp. 1-39, 2005.
[26] Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (Tekes), Retrieved 15/3/2012 World Wide Web, http://www.tekes.fi/eng
[27] Mozilla Developer Network (2012), XML User Interface Language, Retrieved 10/2/2012 World Wide Web, https://developer.mozilla.org/En/XUL
[28] Nokia Corporation (2012a), Qt Meta Language - Introduction to the QML Language, Retrieved 10/2/2012 World Wide Web, http://developer.qt.nokia.com/doc/qt-4.8/qdeclarativeintroduction.html
[29] Nokia Corporation (2012b) Qt - Cross-platform application and UI framework, Retrieved 10/2/2012 World Wide Web, http://qt.nokia.com
[30] World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), HTML 4.01 Specification, W3C Recommendation, Dec 24, 1999, Retrieved 10/2/2012 World Wide Web, http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/
[31] World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), 2011, HTML5 - A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML, W3C Working Draft, May 25, Retrieved 10/2/2012 World Wide Web, http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/