Before Smartphones, Before Mobile Apps, URI researchers were exploring m-commerce...
What is it about?
The long stream of work by Professor Ruby Roy Dholakia and associates at the University of Rhode Island (URI) evolved from telecom to convergence to e-commerce to m-commerce to new media... and continues to evolve. This is an insightful view from the URI team (Nir was in the doctoral program at URI at the time) of international differences in mobile connectivity and commerce.
Why is it important?
A paper like this show why it is important, in technologically turbulent times and settings, to step back and look at the unfolding phenomena through some clear conceptual frames. The insights uncovered here continue to be relevant.
The following have contributed to this page: Dr Nikhilesh Dholakia