Wireless applications in New Zealand businesses: A strategic assessment

Stuart J. Barnes, Eusebio Scornavacca

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The rapidly improving price-performance of wireless technologies is providing an unprecedented platform for the development of wireless applications for the business. Such applications are able to take advantage of a new paradigm of mobility for data services, with the ability to sensitize to location, time and personal features. Evidence suggests that New Zealand is becoming one of the more innovative adopters of wireless data communications. Already there are many recent examples of companies that have adopted wireless solutions and employed them for business benefit. This study examines the state-of-the-art of wireless data services in New Zealand. Through a combination of case study and survey it examines the strategic impact of wireless applications in a variety of industries. The paper rounds off with a summary and conclusions on the future direction of such applications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)46-55
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Computer Information Systems
Issue number1
StatePublished - Sep 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • Applications
  • Benefits
  • Business
  • Impact
  • Strategy
  • Wireless

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Education
  • Computer Networks and Communications


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