Class Library Mobile Event Apps: Pros, Cons & Best Practices

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  • Title:Mobile Event Apps: Pros, Cons & Best Practices
  • Category:Planning & Logistics
  • Level:All
  • Instructor:Brandt Krueger
  • Length:58 min
  • Posted:8/27/2015
  • CMP Domain:B: Project Management
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Overview

Native or web-based? Outsource it, or build it in house? Which features do I need? What if my attendees aren't ready? Planners have a lot of questions when it comes to mobile event apps, and understandably so. With over a thousand different vendors offering hundreds of different options and features, how do you choose what's going to be best for you? In this class, we’ll take a look at the fundamental choices available and the pros and cons of each. We’ll also try to navigate the maze of features available, highlighting the most common “standard equipment” among app vendors, as well as take a look at some of the more advanced functionality. Finally, we’ll discuss some best practices to help make sure the app you choose has the best chance for success!


Learning Outcomes

    1. Describe the fundamental differences between the major types of event apps.
    2. Determine which features are most important for your event and organization.
    3. Show the R.O.I. of your events in new and quantifiable ways, as well potentially save money through the use of an event app.

Table of Contents

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Mobile Event Apps: Pros, Cons & Best Practices 58:00
Watch the Class In Chapters
Intro 3:45
History & Types of Apps 6:36
Pros & Cons 15:05
Build vs. Buy 5:45
Features 13:38
Choosing A Vendor & Pricing 9:06
Best Practices & Conclusion 5:33
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