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Mobile and Web Strategy, Education and Research

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The Mobile and Web Strategy Group's Mission

OIT's Mobile and Web Strategy Group endeavors to provide UCLA's Academic and Research community with emerging, accessible and leading edge mobile and web technology.  We focus on enabling the UCLA academic, research and developer communities with new open source pilot opportunities, cross platform tools and open standards development.  The MWS group focuses its efforts on supporting the academic and research mission by piloting and developing emerging mobile, mobile-web, responsive design, open educational standards including mobile data collection software solutions.  We work to provide platforms architected for educational and research tool development and distribution, while utilizing and contributing to open source higher education collaborative communities.  In addition, MWS includes the management and operations of the OIT Disabilities and Computing Program (DCP), which is a critical component of the MWS group's mission.

Comprised of three teams

OIT’s Mobile and Web Strategy, Education & Research group is comprised of three teams, an Architecture Team, a Mobile Application Development Team and a Web Team, which includes the Disabilities and Computing Program (DCP).   Each team has a working manager, who spends a portion of their time supervising their staff and a portion of their time doing actual technical project work.