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April 19, 2018

Designing Mobile Software Systems That Help Cities and Residents Address Life-Critical Needs

Trying to get important information through your phone is tough enough — it’s even more awkward when it’s crammed onto your screen, because the web app has been inadequately downsized from a design for full-sized computers. But until recently that’s been the practice — design for desktops, then adapt. “Mobile first” technology flips that approach, intentionally designing for mobile devices. Since 2013, New Brunswick Community College has been home to the inaugural Industrial Research Chair in Mobile-First Technology, held by Dr. William McIver Jr.  Funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, with matching funds from industry, the Mobile First... Read more
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