Mobile Applications Management – The Current Landscape

The K-12 landscape is seeing a wide variety of implementation models for mobile learning with tablets. Some implementations provide one dedicated device for each student, while others assign devices to classrooms. Others allow students to bring devices from home while some provide devices to students to take home and use for personal as well as academic purposes. In this paper you will...

  1. Understand usage models including institutional purchases, class set, personal device, mixed class set, and shared device implementation;
  2. Comprehend mobile applications management (MAM) and platform performance requirements such as application enrollment, purchase and distribution, license reclamation, multiple user support, and application download control;
  3. Identify the industry gaps regarding volume licensing, many-to-many management, federated application management, and cross platform support.