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Development of a PDA Application for Facilities Planning:  A Teaching Case Study

Development of a PDA Application for Facilities Planning: A Teaching Case Study

New modes for efficiently and effectively accessing data are being investigated and implemented to support a variety of business processes. The Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) is leading this revolution. While there is much hype as to the simplicity of building software to run on these devices, there is a lack of information related to the processes entailed in successfully developing these types of systems. This case study explores the development of a PDA solution for data accessibility to support the work of a Facilities Planning and Design Services department. The system was developed using traditional system analysis techniques coupled with rapid application development practices. All software incorporated into the solution is commercially available off-the-shelf. This case study... Show More
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