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IT for Development

The Information Technology for Development program at the College of Information Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska, Omaha involves the:

  1. Research into the effects of technology adoption and use on the economic, social and human development of people, businesses and communities.
  2. Training of students to conduct technology and training interventions with small businesses to measure their growth.
  3. Development of tools to support the data collection and interventions.
  4. Application of research and training to improve the lives of people.

This program involves projects such as Small Business Development: Opportunities and Challenges, Cloud computing for Small businesses, ICT Maturity: An Index for assessing a country’s capacity to grow through its ICT infrastructure and a Comparative Analysis of ICT adoption in China and the USA.