Research shows that cell phones are a vital part of student identities with four out of five students having a cell phone. Now, nearly half of kids aged 8-12 years own cell phones. Most kids get their first cell phone between 10 and 11.
If you have a mini-phonetree (25 people you need to send one voice message per day) - dial my calls will send messages to 25 people a day. If you have a group of people to brief. The messages must be 30 seconds in length or less.
Dennis Richards shared this in our workshop and it is so true - these are the stages that we all go through when looking at any technology.
It is important to understand that as people connectin the world, that sometimes it takes time for people to accept change and research bears this out. This research shows the phases of change that all people go through based upon research by Hall & Loucks, 1979