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Frequently Asked Questions

Technology-specific FAQ's.

General Mobile Computing/Wireless Network Related FAQ's
Here on this page, we have listed a few of the most common questions that professionals ask while investigating or planning mobile projects.  We have categorized these questions in the logical sequence of the life of a project:

Applications
Q1- What are the attributes of a mobile-worthy application? Click here for the answer.

Q2- I am in healthcare (or public safety, utility, field service, etc) industry.   Where can I meet peers in my industry and find information about successful applications in my industry? Click here for the answer.

Q3 - I have an application on my LAN or on my mainframe.  Why can't I port it to a wireless LAN? Click here for the answer.

Business Case Related Questions
Q4- How can I build a business case for my mobile project? Click here for the answer.

Q5 - What type of ROI or payback period should I expect in my mobile computing project? Click here for the answer.

Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Q6 - Should we base our mobile solution on existing business processes or should we try to change the business processes as we build a mobile solution. Click here for the answer.

Q7- Will BPR make my project complex and should I avoid it? Click here for the answer.

Architecture of a Mobile Computing Solution
Q8 - Please explain to me how a mobile solution using a wireless network works.   Explain the components. Click here for the answer.

Mobile End-user Devices
Q9 - How do I select the most appropriate mobile device for my application? Click here for the answer.

Q10 - Must I use a rugged computer for outside use e.g. in a car? Click here for the answer.

Q11- Which input method should I use - keyboard, pen, touch or speech? Click here for the answer.

Selecting Wireless Networks
Q12 -  What is so unique about wireless networks that makes mobile computing complex? Click here for the answer.

Q13 - Should I go wireless or just use remote network access by PSTN ? Click here for the answer.

Q14- What are the benefits of using a wireless network.  What are the costs? Click here for the answer.

Q15 - There are so many different wireless networks. How do I chose the best wireless network for my application? Click here for the answer.

Q16 - Where do I implement wireless LAN for my application versus a wide area network? Click here for the answer.

Q17 - How do I integrate wireless networks in my enterprise? Click here for the answer.

Q18 - How much will it cost to go wireless? Click here for the answer.

Q19 - How does the Internet impact my mobile computing solution? Click here for the answer.

Q20 - When can I expect wireless networks to become faster?  Will they ever match the speed of wireline networks? Click here for the answer.

Wireless Software Components
Q21- Please explain to me the various pieces of software I shall need to implement my mobile applications? Click here for the answer.

Q22 - Please explain the role of wireless middleware? Click here for the answer.

Q23 - I have heard TCP/IP is not the best protocol for wireless. Yet it is a universal transport protocol. What do I do? Click here for the answer.

Q24- How do I keep my data on my PDA, PC and server in synch? Click here for the answer.

Q25 - Should I develop my applications in Java or Windows 95/200-? Click here for the answer.

Systems Design Considerations
Q26 - What are major systems design considerations that I should keep in mind while developing my mobile computing solution from end-to-end perspective? Click here for the answer.

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