University of Leicester
The support of mobile workers with mobile IT solutions can create dremendous improvements in mobile business processes of a company. The main characteristic of such a mobile system is the ability to connect via a (mobile) network to a central server, e.g. in order to access customer data. The frequency and the location of the use, data topicality, interaction requirements and many more are central aspects when developing suitable system architecture. This paper provides a detailed description of the four main software architectures for mobile systems and their main characteristics.