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:
- Research into the effects of technology adoption and use on the economic, social and human development of people, businesses and communities.
- Training of students to conduct technology and training interventions with small businesses to measure their growth.
- Development of tools to support the data collection and interventions.
- 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.