Octopus Open innovation, development and testing environment for mobile applications
Octopus Environment • Rapid development and testing of mobile applications is enabled through implementing freely accessible development & testing platform. • Environment gives excellent opportunity to innovate, develop and test mobile applications and services using existing state - of - the - art enablers like in the first phase messaging, SMS, Browsing and MMS.
Octopus Development and Test Network, Phasing Phase 1"Messaging + Mobile Internet “ Phase 3 Phase 2“Content delivery + Mobile Commerce” Content Delivery (Java, DRM) Browsing,e-mail, etc. MultimediaMessaging Mobile Payment SMS Streaming --/03 06/02 12/02
Octopus Environment Mission and Contributors • Initiative creates opportunities to rapidly • renew education • enable business creation within mobility services amongst first adopters • jobs within ICT technology development and utilizer companies. • Key partners and contributors: • City of Oulu, Nokia, Oulu Telephone Company/ Finnet Companies, Oulu Region Centre of Expertise, University of Oulu, VTT, Oulu Polytechnic and Mobile Forum • Octopus program is coordinated by • Mobile Forum.
Octopus Environment • Facilitates • fastened time-to-market • excellent opportunity to discover unique revenue sharing models before actual release • Connects • mobile application service developers • industry • students • 3rd party application and service developers • Stimulates • development of mobile application • service testing methods for achieving increased Quality of Service (QoS).
Octopus - Open Developer Community Approach Creation of open development platform Creation of environment and infra for development and testing environment of mobile applications 3rd party application and service developers, domain experts, users of applications Octopus - programs Educational instances Core Actors Future mobile application and service developers Participation into Octopus-environment in the form of projects, mobile application and service creation pilots, education and final exams Participation into open development platform Enabling participation into mobile service creation and development through an applicable program Mobile service and application developers. As a goal to develop supporting mobile applications and services and create new or growing business
Octopus Steering Board Principal Partner Program(by invitation only) Market making process B u s i n e s s PGM Testing Partner Program Development Partner Program s c r e e n i n g Innovation Program 3rd party player Participation & Process Model
Contacts for Octopus Program • Jari Pirkola firstname.lastname@example.org • Program Manager + 358 400 867784 • Mikko Herajärvi email@example.com • Program Coordinator + 358 40 8464 108 • Janne Ylitalo firstname.lastname@example.org • Project Manager + 358 400 999 523 • Minna Åman – Toivio email@example.com • Information Society City of Oulu + 358 50 5364 705 • Seppo Pörhö firstname.lastname@example.org • Education + 358 50 5570 878