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"Ten weeks before California State University at Northridge was to enroll its largest freshman class ever, Hilary J. Baker, vice president for information technology, and her colleagues decided to take the mobile leap.
They spent about $75,000 and much of the summer working with a company called Modo Labs to create a mobile application with which students can add and drop courses. Northridge would be the first in the 23-campus Cal State system with such an app, and colleagues up and down the state were watching.
Designed to work on both iOS and Android devices and developed in tandem with the university's new mobile website, the app went live on August 21, a few days before fall classes began."
Read the story on The Chronicle of Higher Education.