IDIA2010 Conference Proceedings

Proceedings of the 4th International IDIA Development Informatics Conference,
3-5 November 2010
Editors: Jacques Steyn, Wallace Chigona, Kosheek Sewchurran, Rangarirai Matavire, Lucas Mimbi
Publisher: School of Information Technology, Monash South Africa, 144
Peter Road, Ruimsig, South Africa
ISBN 978-0-620-47590-7


Adebesin, Funmi; Kotze, Paula; Gelderblom, Helene The Impact of Usability on Efforts to Bridge the Digital Divide

Akhras, Fabio Nauras Foundations for a Science of Social Inclusion Systems

Alexander, Bennett Matthew; Korpela, Mikko Focus Group Strategies in Community Developmen

Bankole, Felix Olu; Bankole, Omolola Ola; Brown, Irwin Mobile Banking Adoption in Nigeria

Dodson, Leslie; Sterling, S. Revi Ethics of Participation: Research and Reporting?

Gomez, Ricardo; Pather, Shaun ICT Evaluation: are we asking the right questions?

Herselman, Marlien; Smith, Ronel; Gush, Kim; Cambridge, Grant; Botha, Adele; Marais, Mario Applying the Digital Doorway design research model to do skills transfer in rural communities

Jansen van Vuuren, Isabel ; Seymour, Lisa Towards a model for ERP user adoption in SMMEs: an emerging economy analysis

Johnston, Kevin Allan; Tufvesson, Ingrid; Johnston, Nicolette Christie Maximizing Human Resources in South Africa

Kanjo, Chipo; Braa, Jorn ; Kossi, Edem; Moyo, Christon Developing Integrated National Health Information Systems in Malawi:Challenges and South-South Collaboration

Kapuire, Gereon Koch; Bidwell, Nicola; Blake, Edwin A revolution in ICT, the last hope for African Rural Communities' technology appropriation

Kekwaletswe, Ray; Nemakondee, Azwi Using Mobile Phones to Improve Accessibility of Prepaid Electricity Voucher Services

Krauss, Kirstin Towards self-emancipation in ICT4D research: narratives about respect, traditional leadership and building networks of friendships in rural South Africa

Krauss, Kirstin; Fourie, Ina Towards Information Literacy training for teachers in rural South African communities: Research in Progress

Kyobe, Michael E-Government in Africa: Information Security challenges and implications

Loudon, Melissa; Rivet, Ulrike Methods and conceptual tools for success in local government information systems

Lutu. Patricia; Motjolopane, R Improving Data Quality in the Banking Supervisory Data of Southern Africa Central Bank

Mac Lennan, Elizaveta; Chigona, Wallace A Habermasian Analysis of the Policy on Free and Open Source Software Use for the South African Government

Madzima,Kudakwashe; Nhamu, Isaac Linking ICTs to Community development: Case of Masendu community in Bulilima Mangwe District of Zimbabwe

Manduna, Watson; Mangena, SB An investigation of the use of VoIP system as an answer to the digital divide in Africa. A Case study of the blind and deaf people.

Makoza, Frank; Chigona, Wallace Application of Sustainable Livelihood Approach in assessing impact of ICT use in microenterprises in developing countries

Marais, Mario Alphonso Thinking about Sustainable Development: Engaging with societal and ecological concepts

Mbarika, Victor Let’s Stop and Rethink IS Research in the Sub-Saharan African Context

Metfula, Andile Simphiwe A Critical Analysis of Mobile Telecommunications: A Case of Rural Swaziland

Meyer, Jan Information Communication and Technology: The case of an utility

Mlitwa, Nlhanhla; Tsetsha, Nondumiso Awareness and use of cellphone banking among low income communities in rural areas in South Africa

Ngozi, Tibuhinda Enhancing Design Science for social Development

Njenga, Kennedy N; Mohapi, Mateka BEE Trends and Competencies in informatics: IT Governance and the BEE Scorecard

Ntsokolo, Lubabalo; Mlitwa, Nlhanhla Using Interactive ICT to Support the Rehabilitation of Juvenile ex-Convicts in South Africa

Nyamnjoh, Francis Re-thinking Communication Research and Development in Africa (full paper in PDF)

Ogunyemi, Abiodun Afolayan ; Johnston, Kevin The use of virtual machines to support hands-on learning experiences in undergraduate systems-oriented courses

Parker, Marlon; Wills, Gary; Wills, Julia Using Mobile Instant Messaging to support the substance abuse problem among South African youth

Plantinga, Paul Subnational Governance of ICTs in Limpopo Province, South Africa: Structure and Implications

Pscheidt, Markus; van der Weide, Theo Sustainability of collaborative information system development projects – a North-South case study

Rai, Sudhanshu; Van Belle, Jean-Paul; Pedersen, Mogens Kuhn Technology Transfer as a Form of Co-creation for Future Market - Issues, Frames and Concepts

Rambe, Patient Social cultural discourse analysis of collaborative learning in Facebook postings

Rega, Isabella Investigating Social Representations of Telecentres: Location does matter

Saebo, Johan Ivar ; Braa, Jørn; Seebregts, Chris; Jolliffe, Bob; Kossi, Edem; Settle, Dykki Integrating and scaling Health Information Systems in Africa – the case of Sierra Leone

Sewchurran, Kosheek Theorising about how the use of the Internet in Africa can contribute to human development

Stillman,Larry; Herselman, Marlien; Marais, Mario; Boshomane, Mmamakanye Pitse; Plantinga, Paul; Walton, Sheelagh Digital Doorway: Social-Technical Innovation for High Needs Communities

Tanner, Maureen; Chigona, Wallace Information Infrastructure Development: A South African SME ANT Perspective

Van Belle, Jean-Paul; Koegelenberg, Riaan; Rai, Sudhanshu The Digital Divide and Barriers to Mobile Internet Adoption

van Biljon, Judy ; van Dyk, Tobie; Gelderblom, Helene Mobile phone adoption: Optimising value for older adults in a developing country

van der Vyver, Abraham; Intaratat, Kamolrat; Alasow, Mohamed A comparison of Telecentre models in Thailand and South Africa

Walsham, Geoff Development informatics: current status and future prospects (full paper in PDF

Walton, Sheelagh; Maitland, Irene; Johanson, Graeme Assessing the impact of informal ICT classes in the lives of ‘at risk’ children

Wayi, Ntombovuyo; Huisman, Magda A System Development Methodology Framework for Development of Rural Community Based Systems in South Africa

Wertlen, Ronald; Sieborger, Ingrid; Tsietsi, Mosioua; Shibeshi, Zelalem; Terzoli, Alfredo Research Testbed Networks: Practical Tools for Service Delivery?

Yeo, Alvin W. ; Hazis, Faisal S.; Zaman, Tariq; Songan, Peter; Hamid Khairuddin Ab. Telecentre Replication Initiative in Borneo Malaysia: The CoERI Experience