Research Papers/Topics in Computer And Information Science

Framework For Integration Of Social Media For Collaborative Learning In Institutions Of Higher Learning In Kenya

The increasing advancement in technology is creating new opportunities that can be incorporated in learning especially in institutions of higher learning. Majority of stakeholders in the institutions of higher learning, preferably the lecturers and students possess smartphones and computers as well as active social media accounts. The increased usage of social media coupled with the necessity to interact with people all over other would is posing a challenge to integrate social media i...

Standardization Of Light-Emitting Diode Feedback On Metered Solar Home Systems Used In Rift Valley, Kenya

Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) are used in a variety of devices ranging from watches to solar home systems, as status indicators or communicative tools.  They are typically designed to produce light in different colors and intensities. However, the communicative output varies across devices of similar or different functions. This variation and the sense that there is a wide array of expressions that can be employed, makes it hard for users of the devices to deduce the feedback easily...

Octave-Small Based Security Framework For Mobile Banking Among Commercial Banks In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

ABSTRACT Commercial banks face severe concerns over mobile banking security issues due to substantial monetary losses on customers’ accounts. Most customers of commercial banks in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been losing vast amounts of money from their accounts to fraudsters and hackers, who are taking advantage of weak security controls. This has necessitated the present study to be conducted by proposing a mobile banking security framework based on Octave-small approach fo...

Digital Storytelling For Increasing Information Security Awareness Among Kenyan Smartphone Users: A Case Study Of Nairobi And Eldoret

ABSTRACT The rapid increase of smartphone proliferation in Kenya has resulted in users being dependent on their phones for everyday activities. This increased interaction with smartphones has posed a significant threat to users’ privacy and security. The exposure to threats demonstrates a need to understand users’ security awareness and behavior when using their mobile phones. Therefore, this study sought to establish the level of security risk awareness and user behaviour among sma...

Performance Enhancement of Power Consumption in Cloud Computing

The power consumption of physical and virtual machines is a major challenge for small to large scale cloud computing data centers. Tow states of the virtual machine, active state if selected by cloudlet and idle state ifnot selected. Two typed of works  applied which are existing work and proposed work. In existing work non-power aware data center, the power consumption used time-shared data center that discarded cloudlet file size to selected VMs. To performance enhanced of power consu...

A Strategy for Coordination in Agile Software Development Projects for Effective and Efficient System Delivery, A case of Econet Wireless Private Limited.

ABSTRACTAgile software development offered a deceptively simple means to organise complex multi-participant software development while achieving fast delivery of quality software, meeting customer requirements, and coping effectively with project change. There is little understanding, however, of how agile software development projects achieve effective coordination, a critical factor in successful software projects. Agile software development provides a unique set of practices for organising...

ZB Financial Holdings Virtual Banking and Loan Application Systems

ABSTRACTZB Financial Holdings Virtual Banking and Loan Application system is a system that enables customers to log into the system and be able to carry out all the transactions such as having the access to view their account balances, view all latest transactions and be able to download bank statements in portable document format.Data was gathered by the use of interviews, questionnaires and observations and this brought out the expectations of the customers and the employees as well as thei...

Android Mobile Health Application (mHealth) System

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to come up with a Mobile health (m-Health) application system.This system allows patients’ to communicate directly via an android mobile system throughnotifications or messages and at the same time enables them to perform electronic booking ofappointments, receive e-prescription and accessing after visit summaries from the hospital orclinic. The development of this system comes out after the identification of numerous problemswhich are associated with t...

A Geographical Information System for ZETDC

ABSTRACTThe main motive behind the research was to derive an answer to the discovered problems of the current system of the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution (ZETDC) with regards to the way the fault reports were being carried out and the quality of services offered. The conduction of research through research methodologies such as questionnaires, observations as well as interviews led to problems identification such as being more manual since it does not allow the ZETDC elec...

Online enquiry and bill payments management system for a local authority

ABSTRACTPlumtree Town Council is an urban local authority located in Plumtree town in Matebeleland South district of Zimbabwe. It is situated 100 km away from the City of Bulawayo along Bulawayo Botswana road and railway line, 10 km from the border. It services local residents, outlying farmers in Bulilima and Mangwe rural districts as well as tourists as it is a border town. Like other local authorities it is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Public Construction Rural and Urban Plann...

Asset Management And Faults Rectifying System

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this project, the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company(ZETDC) Assets management and faults rectifying system was based on the provision of an indepthand detailed records of newly acquired assets and faults reports. Assets acquired aremaintained and monitored by the system. Automatically the system schedules attention on assetsthat needs maintenance and those that require to be disposed. Faults rectification process wasinstigated as a result of deta...

Gcc E Procurement System

ABSTRACTThis research is aimed at development of an E Procurement System that is meant to assist the procurement department in procurement decision making processes. The researcher had proposed the idea of introducing a new system after discovering problems that were being experienced as a result of manual processes, some of the problems include; delays in procurement decision making, there was no a website to update suppliers about new tenders at Gweru City Council, there is no system in pla...

Gweru Hospital Telemedicine App

AbstractIn line with National Development Priorities and the UN Millennium Development Goals as documented in the Zim-Asset blueprint under the Social Services and Poverty Eradication cluster, the health care system is not greatly benefiting from the wide spread use of ICT solutions countrywide. Every process in the medical sector requires the patient and the health practitioner to be in the same room regardless of the nature of visit. Thus unnecessary meetings like consultations, education, ...

Decision Support & Forecasting System

ABSTRACTTo begin with DSW didn’t have a proper software to capture and report its daily activitiesexpediently, the espousal of the M&E department in the organisation reviewed a high frequencyof data discrepancies and anomalies in the company records, which then triggered the company tohave an interest on investing in a more current, secure, fluid and comprehensible system that ispartially intelligent to gear up the decision making process while being able to be associated withany of the exi...

Health Centre Management Information System, Its Design And Implementation (A Case Study Of Maasai Mara University Health Unit)

ABSTRACTThe continued expansion and growth in global technologies has led to the development of many new electronic health information management systems to improve efficiencies and quality of care within the field of medicine. Maasai Mara University is a growing world class university. There is a necessity for competent administration in the university’s health unit.This project suggests the computerizing of all the records about patients, staff and drug/equipment supplies in the health ce...


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