The United Nations predicts the global human population will reach about 6.3 billion by the end of 2009. Technology analysts predict that, by then, 2.6 billion mobile phones will be in use. That works out to 41 percent of the world population carrying mobile phones by the end of 2009.

The immense popularity of mobile phones is laying the technological foundation for mobile learning. A number of business drivers are influencing the adoption of mobile learning in the workplace.

Written by three Brandon Hall Research analysts, Gary Woodill, Adam Cunningham-Reid, and Richard Nantel, Mobile Learning Comes of Age: How and Why Organizations are Moving to Learning on Mobile Devices provides an in-depth examination of the current state of mobile learning and answers key questions:

  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of mobile learning?
  • What can mobile learning do for a business?
  • How effective is mobile learning?
  • How do you create mobile learning content?
  • What factors need to be considered in creating content for specific devices?
  • How do you track your learners’ use of mobile learning?
  • And much more.

This report also includes six case studies on how well-known organizations are using mobile learning.

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Rachel Cooke

Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke Rachel is responsible for business operations including overseeing client services, research events and project management. Prior to joining Brandon Hall Group, Rachel was the Chief Operating Officer Co-founder of AC Growth. Rachel has over 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, and sales performance management. Prior to AC Growth, she held several senior management roles and was on the leadership team at Bersin & Associates, a pioneer analyst firm in e-learning and now industry leading HR and talent Research Company. In her Senior Director role, Rachel developed the strategy and led the commercial execution of the solution provider vertical, and grew the vertical into the company’s largest market segment. In her role as Director of Sales, Rachel developed and led a team of senior account executives focused on acquiring global strategic accounts. Rachel was solely responsible for developing key business relationships with over ninety companies including industry icons, such as: Adidas, Hewlett-Packard, Toyota, Oracle, Starbucks, Avnet, Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, Safeway Inc., Wells Fargo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Clorox and Affiliated Computer Services. Rachel began her career in the banking, media and hospitality industries. In these industries, Rachel held several key senior management and executive sales positions. Rachel received a BA in social science and interdisciplinary studies with honors from Florida Atlantic University. Rachel continued her postgraduate education by completing a series of executive management education courses from American Management Association.