Session 1: The Student Mobile Experience/Nikki Rogers (Enterprise Architect!!!), University of Bristol
EA approach to mobile architecture – excellent. Mobile web or mobile app? Mobile campus assistant project. Design for the small screen should influence design generally – like how designing learning materials for the mobile device should influence etc etc etc. Demo: first function, PC availability! So is everybody doing the same? Bus times. m.bristol.ac.uk. Good but samo – not really transformational (but what is?) Tactical approach – now need to be strategic. Point solutions vs. business platform. Build for now or build for next. What do students like/hate? Lack of boredom! Ref. Angry Birds: brilliantly designed to fill the moments when you might be doing nothing – waiting for a train, the dentist, a meeting, Godot. ‘Remember the future’ concepts: email top? Counterintuitive experience: students want institutional email to be inside the institution’s mobile app, despite having a great email client on the device – compartmentalisation, which is one helluva word. Mobile strategy: focus on data reuse. Focus on the student experience: again, aren’t we all? Might be a bit of duplication going on here. Ref ITANA. Using EA to reveal complexity. Archimate model of student experience linked to Information Strategy. Use EA approach to model the IT Strategy? Yes… Great to see practical application of EA in a tangible project environment.