A couple of weeks ago, Mark Power and I were approached to cover Anthony Doherty’s workshop Mobile Apps vs Mobile Web. We spent a week working through some ideas then finalised what we were talking about on arrival in Sheffield on Monday afternoon.
After the session, Kirsty Pitkin collared me to record a short piece to camera about what we covered:
Many thanks to Jeremy Speller from UCL for demonstrating their implementation of campusM and to everyone in the session for taking part in what I hope was an interesting discussion. There was quite a lot of Mobile Apps/Web talk throughout IWMW this year so I was a little worried we’d be repeating what everyone else said but I think it’s important for institutions to have the debate over what approach is best for them, whether that is buying in a native mobile app, deploying a mobile web app framework such as Molly, or building mobile versions of their website.
Finally, to make this post a bit more useful than just things you can find elsewhere, here’s a list of some mobile websites I may have demonstrated:
Additionally, check out the following universities in the iTunes App Store:
- Stanford (Blackboard)
- LJMU (campusM)
- Trent Valley University (iUni)
- UCL Go! (campusM)
- MSU Mobile