Research Papers/Topics in Information Management Technology

Safeguarding Africa’s Cultural Heritage Through Digital Preservations

Abstract Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine protection of Africa’s cultural heritage through digital preservation. Design/methodology/approach: A mixed method consisting of survey and interview techniques were used to gather both quantitative and qualitative data from selected cultural heritage institutions and national agencies in Nigeria. A self administered questionnaire was used to collect data from Curators, Archivists, and Librarians. A total of sixty five staff f...

Information And Communication Technologies: Use And Factors For Success Amongst Academics In Private And Public Universities In Nigeria

Background: The higher education sector is making a conscious effort to integrate information and communication technologies (ICTs) into the academe with a view to improving teaching, learning and access to knowledge. Unfortunately, the use of ICTs in teaching by academics in Nigerian universities is far below expectation. Objectives: The aim of this article was to report on a study that examined the underlying factors determining the use of ICTs in teaching by academics in private and p...

The Effectsof Colocation Arrangement On Cost Efficiency Of Selected Gsm Firms In Nigeria

ABSTRACTThis research work focused on the effects of Colocation arrangement on Cost Efficiency of selected GSM firms in Nigeria. The sources of data for this research work were exclusive primary data sources. Primary data sources for this research work were obtained from structured and standardized copies of questionnaire targeted to 200 respondents. The respondents areprofessionals or stakeholders in the area of the research interest. Data collected were subjected tomultiple r...

The Effect Of Vulnerabilities And Threats On Home Computer Security In Nigeria.

ABSTRACT This thesis examined some security related issues that might be unknown to computer users in Nigeria. It addressed the security vulnerabilities and flaws in most popular home computer operating systems. The study also concentrated on important computer security issues like worms, spyware, viruses etc. The researcher used the survey method for data collection via questionnaire method; therefore the data collection system in the research is primary data. The research reviewed prev...

Records And Archives Management In Postcolonial Zimbabwe’s Public Service

ABSTRACT Good recordkeeping systems are reported to have existed in the colonial period, while general crisis situations have been reported in many postcolonial African nations, including Zimbabwe. The main concern of this study was why this seemingly success factor in colonial recordkeeping failed to continue in postcolonial Africa, including Zimbabwe, as reported in various studies. In light of these insights, this study therefore sought to conduct an investigation of the status of re...

Effects Of Retaining Costs On Transition From Aging Server Hardware To Current Server Hardware

ABSTRACT This research is geared toward assessing the extent cost of retaining an aging server hardware has affected the transition to current server hardware in a developing country like Nigeria. Primary data were the major source of data for the study. The collected data were subjected to multiple regression analysis. The study found that software update, Random Access Memory (RAM) maintenance, hard disk maintenance and power/ cooling costs have significant cost impact on agin...

Development And Implementation Of Computerized Pension Information System

ABSTRACT The introduction of Computer into Pension Management System has greatly improved the retrieval of files in Pension department. This is made possible due to the enormous capabilities of computers. In order to help these capabilities of information, every system or organization that is non-computerized is now being computerized. Pension is a periodic payment made to public servants who have completed their service usually between 10 to 35 years. The manual process refers to the wr...

The Use Of Ict In Teaching And Learning In Seminaries: A Case Study Of Trinity Theological Seminary, Accra, Ghana.

ABSTRACT We are in the technological age and everything including teaching and learning is affected by it. The research was conducted to examine the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in teaching and learning in seminaries through a case study at Trinity Theological Seminary, Accra. The research concentrated on the awareness, the extent to which the available ICT was used, the skills and knowledge, reasons, challenges to and recommendation on the use of ICT among teac...

Evaluation of The Effect of Supply Side Factors on Broadband Penetration in Nigeria

Abstract           The study evaluated the effect of supply side factors on broadband penetration in Nigeria. The study analyzed the collective effect of supply side factors and the individual effect of supply side factors on broadband penetration in Nigeria. Two research questions were answered and two hypotheses tested. The population of the study consisted of 215experts from the major communication companies in the South East of Nigeria. The data used for...

Online Role Based Control Access Delegation Model For Tertiary Institutions

ABSTRACT Online Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) is a flexible and policy-neutral access control technology that helps to reduce risk in management system. Role-based policies regulate the access to the information on the basis of the activities users perform in a system. The software was developed to reduce risk, conflict, fraud and stress that are daily occurrence in Tertiary Institutions. It motivates the subordinate to do better and perform well. The driving motivation for Onlin...

An Efficient Model For Healthcare Management A Case Study Of Asokoro General Hospital, Fct, Abuja.

ABSTRACT An Efficient Model for the Healthcare Management is an element of health informatics that focuses on the administrative needs of a health environment. It is a comprehensive, integrated information platform that manages all aspects of operation in the environment. This study generates a model that seeks to integrate all aspects and major playing parts of the operation within the medical ecosystem using the Agile methodology. Keywords: Management information system; Hospita...

A MOBILE APPLICATION UTILIZING GEOLOCATION TECHNOLOGY TO ENHANCE TICKET SALES IN GHANA

Abstract According to a 2013 report by the international youth foundation, Ghana has seen some increased development in the fields of software, communication and technology. Aside this, the number of individuals having access to high end phones has also seen an increase. Even with all this technology people still find it difficult to access tickets for events that are organized in the country. The ticketing industry in Ghana is still patronizing the traditional system of issuing tickets...

COMPARING READING AND UNDERSTANDING LEVELS OF JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO READ ELECTRONIC TEXTS WITH THE LEVEL OF THOSE WHO READ PRINTED TEXTS

ABSTRACT An experimental posttest-only control-group design was used to assess the influence of electronic text on the reading comprehension of junior high school students of Akosombo Volta River Authority Junior High School No. 1. A convenience sample of 140 randomly assigned students was used for this research. Half of the students used passages from text read on screens while the other half used traditional print text passages. Data was collected during one class period in which the...

BARRIERS TO EFFECTIVE INTEGRATION OF COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY INTO CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION IN THE KETA MUNICIPALITY

ABSTRACT It is an undeniable fact that the world is now being ruled by technology. Without IT, our lives in this modern world will be miserable. The purpose of the study was to find out the state of ICT infrastructure in our schools, what teachers believe are the barriers to computer technology use in their classroom instruction and what suggestions they had to offer in order to bridge the barriers. Descriptive survey design was used. Teachers in public JHS in the Keta municipality wer...

INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY INTO TEACHING AND LEARNING IN COLLEGES OF EDUCATION IN GHANA

ABSTRACT The purposes of this study are: (a) to find out the extent to which teachertrainees could be prepared for ICT integration into the Colleges of Education syllabuses in Ghana; (b) to find out some of the barriers that are militating against the integration of technology into the teaching and learning process. A cross-sectional survey design was employed to collect data in three regions of the country. Data were collected from 120 student-teachers in three Colleges of Education us...


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