ArcGIS for Windows Mobile comes with a ready-to-deploy application and a software development kit (SDK).
The configurable ArcGIS for Windows Mobile app integrates with ArcGIS for Server (and ArcGIS for Desktop) to provide central management and deployment of GIS data, maps, tasks, and projects.
ArcGIS for Windows Mobile can be used to
View and navigate mobile maps to direct field resources effectively and monitor the location of assets.
Collect, edit, and update GIS data in realtime and share information with colleagues immediately.
Search and manage a list of features to perform tasks or plan future work.
Rapidly deploy mobile GIS without needing to develop your own solution.
ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Windows Mobile
ArcGIS for Windows Mobile includes a software development kit that lets developers build lightweight GIS-focused applications customized to users' needs.
The ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Windows Mobile can be used to
Create and deploy focused mobile applications that can operate in a connected or disconnected environment.
Build geocentric applications that provide GIS functionality including map display and navigation, GPS support, and editing.
Enhance line-of-business applications, such as customer relationship management and field service automation systems, with geospatial capabilities.
ArcGIS for Windows Mobile includes comprehensive support through the ArcGIS Resource Center. It provides access to help, sample applications, documentation, forums, blogs, code galleries and more.