Android for Executives

Course#: BSMD1136

About this Course

Course Type Course Code Duration
Mobile Development BSMD1136 1 Day

This course teaches executive level managers the basics of the Android mobile platform. Attendees will also learn the strategies for mobile software and hardware development.

Why Attend this Course?

What Makes this Course Stand Apart?

This is a highly interactive Hands on courses with the options of the Accelerator Plus1 Workshop.

Lot of demos, practical exercises and samples. Very strong presentation skill of the trainer. Good balance between theory and practice application.

What you will Learn?

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

The architecture of Android.
Fundamentals of an Android application.
Accessing enterprise data from an application.
Mobile product development strategies.

Audience

Managers who are responsible for funding and success of an Android based project. Managers who will benefit from an Android based software or hardware.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for this course.

Course Outline

Chapter 1. The New Age of Mobile

What does mobile platform bring to table?
Networking
GPS and WI-FI based location
Motion sensors
Multimedia playback and recording
Why should enterprises consider mobile platform?
Most commonly uses of mobile software.

Chapter 2. Introduction to Android

What is Android?
A Short History
Advantages of Android
Disadvantages of Android
Q1 2010 Global Market Share
Q2 2010 Global Market Share
US Only Market Share – All Subscribers
US Only Market Share – New Subscribers
Android Carriers
References
Summary

Chapter 3. The Architecture of Android

Key Components Stack
The Kernel
Libraries
The Dalvik JVM
Application Framework
Applications
Summary

Chapter 4. Accessing Enterprise Data and Services

WI-FI and cellular network based network access
Network security
Storing data on the device

Chapter 5. Product Development Strategies

How do people use mobile devices? (Common usage scenarios).
Surveying a few industries – Retail, Healthcare and Government.
Types of software and hardware you can develop.

Chapter 6. Risks and Challenges

Security risks.
User friendliness problems.
Not meeting user’s expectation.
Too late to go to market.

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