Android for Executives Training

Course #:WA1970

Android for Executives Training

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.

What students will learn?

  • 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

None.

Duration

Half a day.

 

Outline of Android for Executives Training

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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