Considerations in Systems Development of Applications for Mobile Devices

A case study
  • Linda Dawson
  • Julie Fisher
Conference paper


Mobile devices differ from PCs because of their size, input device limitations, the mobility provided to users and their potential to be context aware. Because of usability, and implementation issues designing applications for mobile devices may require a different approach to systems development from that used for system development for PC applications. This study explores these issues by examining usability, implementation in the development of an application for a hand held device, a Palm Personal Digital Assistant (PDA), in a health care environment.


Mobile Device System Development Mobile Application Implementation Issue Project Leader 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Linda Dawson
    • 1
  • Julie Fisher
    • 1
  1. 1.the School of Information Management and SystemsMonash UniversityAustralia

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