Mobile Phone as a Tool for Data Collection in Field Research
The necessity of accurate and timely field data is shared among organizations engaged in fundamentally different activities, public services or commercial operations. Basically, there are three major components in the process of the qualitative research: data collection, interpretation and organization of data, and analytic process. Representative technological advancements in terms of innovation have been made in mobile devices (Mobile phone, PDA's, tablets, laptops, etc). Resources that can be potentially applied on the data collection activity for field researches in order to improve this process.