Technology

Mobile Homes, Tents, and Fire Safety in Qatar

Abstract The paper considers the problem of fire safety for mobile homes and tents, as well as camping areas in the Qatar. Possible fire threats to these objects are identified, and measures for their diminishing or elimination are suggested, based on literature review on the research topic. Mathematical model for...

Resilience Building Against Natural Disasters in the Caribbean Islands

Abstract Resilience is an ability to recover from an adverse impact, which in the context of Hurricane Irma and the British Virgin Islands means the practices of building construction, materials and preparedness plans that allow restoring previous activities on the territory. In general, hurricane Irma was the most impactful natural...

The Impact of Using Technology in Qatari Organization

Abstract Qatar is one of the fastest developing economies in the Middle East and North Africa region. In this study, the primary goal of the researcher was to investigate and discuss the impact of using technology, especially in the communication sector, on local Qatari organizations. The study relied on both...

Adopting Artificial Intelligence Methodologies in Cardiology

Abstract Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have promising prospects in the healthcare sector where it is projected to take up some of health workers’ responsibilities and optimize work processes. As of now, AI and ML have found their use in anomaly detection, predictive modeling, and scoring systems. Some...

Evaluation of a Digital Library: A Case Study

Abstract The development of digital libraries has changed the handling and access to information. Using such a library involves a computer-human interface as well as commands and search strategies to retrieve information. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a digital library in an institution of higher learning that...

The Popularity of Train in France

Introduction: A Strategic Overview of the Train mode of Transport The most preferred mode of transport in France is by train since one can easily access all major towns and cities given that most of them are linked by rail. On top of this, railway network extends to other neighboring...

Should the Government of Ghana Fund a New National Airline Flagship?

Abstract Air transportation is a dynamic sector that influences the global economy. Surveys have been documented on the aggregate growth rate. The survey enables investors to establish profitable airline industries to meet passenger demand. Therefore, the redistribution of air transport demand in Africa is a promising area of investment. Studies...

An API Development in The Project “Mapira”

Abstract The Project “Mapira” is based on an API development and ease of access to the geographical stats. This project is aimed at providing the users with a way of accessing features of Mapira through an API channel. Mapira is therefore the name of the website or simply the project....

Website for Ben Foods (S) Pty Limited

Abstract The main aim of this project is to develop an online enterprise planning resource (ERP) website that will deal with the sales catalogue and products data for Ben Foods (S) Pty Limited. Throughout this write up, we shall be referring to this firm as Ben Foods Ltd. The purpose...

Aviation Security in Passengers Transportation

Abstract The transport industry has greatly improved over the past years, for instance, passengers’ safety. The concerns of passengers’ safety were raised due to the September 11, 2001, attack on the World Trade Center via a passenger plane that was forced to blast into the building. This led to the...

District Cooling System Analysis in Qatar

Abstract The purpose of this project is to carry out a comparative analysis of two technologies for polishing Treated Sewage Effluent (TSE) water that is used in District Cooling Systems as a cooling medium. The purpose of using TSE is to save freshwater which is a very scarce resource in...

Cognitive Radio Spectrum Sensing and Selection

Abstract The energy detection of unknown signals going through fading channels is an important aspect of communication technology. There are various methods that have been proposed in order to provide approximations to these parameters. Studies have been done by Urkowitz and Kostylev on how to effectively measure the energy content...

An Overview of Atomic Force Microscopy

Introduction Anatomic force microscope is a scanning probe microscope (Fundamental Theory of Atomic Force Microscopy, n.d.). Scanning probe microscopes (SPMs) are meant to quantify properties such as friction, magnetism, and height using a probe. Early forms of electron microscopes such as the scanning tunneling microscope can only obtain images of...

How Cloud Computing Improve Information Technology Efficiency

Introduction This thesis attempts to evaluate the effectiveness of cloud computing technology in terms of its efficiency through allowing of the in house IT staff to focus on key business. The thesis first introduces an overview of cloud computing and its relevance in the current business context and Information Technology...

Servicenow: Design in Service Desk System Using ITIL

Abstract The purpose of the project is to develop a web-based application for the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) service to meet the communication needs of Qatar Petroleum, which is a government-owned company. ITIL provides help desk services from a centralized point of contact between the end-user, the customer, and...

Computer Programs in Architecture

Introduction Computer architecture is a model used to explain how hardware and software are interconnected to form a system. It explains the structure of the system and how given elements are related to each other. It is noted that this form of architecture can be viewed as the process of...

Improving the IT Security Infrastructure

Summaries Introduction, Objectives, and Methodology This chapter introduces the main topic – information technology infrastructure, including various subjects in design, architecture, security and many other topics on information systems, knowledge management, globalization, and other related topics. It is the job of managers to make IT infrastructure of an organization safe...

Solar Ponds in Sea Water Desalination Feasibility Study

Introduction Water shortage is a major global problem more so in arid and semi-arid areas. Both population and weather changes contribute to the increased water shortages affecting various nations globally. The nations, however, possess a wealth of seawater resources that could effectively be used to generate water for use by...

Security Defenses Against DDoS Attacks

Introduction In the recent past, a rise in the use of the internet by both primary and secondary users has experienced a rise in different forms of attacks. These attacks range from worms and viruses to thefts of personal information. In addition to that, new and emerging forms of attacks...

Factors Affecting Resistivity Tools

Introduction Background Resistivity logging constitute a way of well-logging by which there is the characterization of rocks or sediments that occur in boreholes through the measurement of the electrical resistivity. The so measured resistivity constitutes a very significant property that expresses the potential of a material to opposing an electric-current’s...

Oil From Shale: Potential, Problems & Development

Abstract In answer to the quest for a sustainable and secure supply of combustible liquid hydrocarbon fuels and gases, the development and recovery of oil from oil shale provides a fundamental answer to the need for meeting current energy demands for use in industry and other areas demanding fuels oils....

Masonry Arches Retrofitted With Carbon Fibre

Introduction When the term masonry arch is mentioned what comes to mind are ancient buildings and cathedrals of the Catholic Church. It must indeed be acknowledged that masonry arches form the pillar upon ancient buildings and engineering was founded upon. A study of ancient building shows that arches have been...

Performance of Public Construction Projects in Abuja, Nigeria

Abstract Research into the facts behind the failure of public construction projects in Abuja Nigeria to meet time and budgetary allocations strongly pointed to the failure of local, internationalcontractors, and the government to incorporate a performance evaluation mechanism to evaluate the performance of the awarded projects during the implementation phase....

Kaspersky Internet Security Firewall Assessment

Abstract This experiment aimed to conduct an assessment on firewall security, based on the experiments conducted on a firewall utility of Kaspersky Internet Security. This entailed undertaking a series of tests on the firewall utility to ascertain the security capabilities of a firewall on a network. The experimental environment was...

Database Security and Auditing

Introduction Database security has a lot of significance to the organization because it determines the organization’s data confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The level of information security determines the right person to have access to the data, the data type of data that a particular user should access this can be...

Online Banking Relationship in Saudi Arabia

Abstract Internet banking offers a kind of self-service technology that is fast assuming an important full-fledged allotment medium for utilization of banking products and banking services, especially in developed countries. Since the internet was introduced to the bank industry in Saudi Arabia in the 1980’s banks in the kingdom have...

A Framework to Enhance Teaching and Learning Using Web 2.0

Introduction Over the past few decades, information technology has infiltrated almost every aspect of our day-to-day lives including education. Due to the rapid advances in information technology and its inclusion in virtually every aspect of life, several types of research have been carried out on its applicability in education and...

Reliability of Pile Testing in Hong Kong

Introduction The Pile test is mainly used to test piles using the application of an axial load or force which covers vertical and raking piles which are often analyzed when they are compressed (GIF 1). The term compression is hereby used to define a pile that would resist an axial...

Ben Foods Pte.: Online ERP Integration Sales Catalogue

Introduction Ben Food(s) Pte is a major food distribution company in Pacific Asia majoring in Animal and poultry products as well as wines and beverages. With a business history of over half a century, the company has grown and expanded with a wide supply chain and shop outlets across the...

VoIP Technology or Upgrading the In-House PBX System

Report 1 Business need that the recommendation seeks to solve The business need is to determine the best solution for the company between adopting VoIP technology and upgrading the in-house PBX system. Upgrading of the in-house PBX will requires lesser amount of money as compared to VoIP adaptation but VoIP...

World’s Best Practices in Project Management

Abstract Project procurement management is concerned with purchasing products, services into an organization to perform specific work (Kloppenborg 2008). Organizations are involved in the process as a buyer or seller performing contract management and change control processes. These processes facilitate project team members’ administration of contracts and their obligations by...

IPhone Application for Breast Cancer Prognosis

Abstract This dissertation presents the technique to be used in the development of a mobile application that will be used to effectively diagnose breast cancer by means of the popular prognostic index referred to as the Nottingham Prognostic Index (NPI).It further discussed into great depths the impact and application of...

Electrical Technologies: Battery, Compass, GPS et al.

Battery Equipment and machinery work when these are powered by energizing signals either from electrical sources or batteries. Batteries play a key role in making the equipment and machinery portable and useful in multiple applications. Batteries are mainly of two types; Lead Acid Batteries These are used in vehicles and...

Domestic Traveller’s Planning Tool in New Zealand

Introduction This dissertation defines a market-driven interactive portal that fulfils multiple interrelated objectives. The first, over-arching goal is to allow ‘Kiwi Airline’ to penetrate the domestic air travel market in New Zealand. One viable strategy in pursuit of this goal requires gaining presence in media that reach all relevant target...

MSc Autonomous Robot and GPS Module Experiment

Introduction After the project components described in chapter (4), all components described will then be integrated in a way to achieve the goal of the project (an Autonomous Robot capable to navigate from one waypoint to other waypoints). There are several experiments though, that should be conducted in a sequence....

Impact Analysis of Green Computing in Advertising Company

Abstract Plummeting on IT energy costs, lengthening the life of the hardware, and decreasing carbon emissions are but a few of the factors contributing to green computing in diverse institutions and commercial organizations. It is popular public knowledge that global warming is a most important problem which all and sundry...

The Concept of Reinforced Embankment on Soft Foundation

Abstract Geosynthetic reinforcements on foundations and other soft soil masses is a cost-effective engineering method that substitutes conventional methods which are prohibitively expensive for embankment constructions. Geosynthetics improve engineering materials confining properties of soft soils to withstand pressures due to the earth. Different forces with varying magnitude and effects on...

Maintenance Management of Modern High Thrust Engine

Maintenance Management of Modern High Thrust Aircraft to overcome Volcanic Ash Effects It is necessary to optimize the aircraft’s uptime and maintain its engine. For instance, a system for verifying an aircraft engine on the ground ought to be developed, and vibration measurements done according to the procedures specified in...

Migration From Ris/Ghost Cast Thin Images to Wds

Introduction The project is a transition from RIS/Ghostcast Thin Images to Windows Deployment Services (WDS) Thick Images in a Built to Order (BTO) environment, determining WDS server infrastructure with full WDS option on unicast and multicast deployments. Network bandwidth, installation mode, converting RIS based images to WIM based images. Network...

Biometric Security as a High Security System

Abstract In the present age of globalisation, close proximity of different nationalities often raises security issues in all countries. To combat the situation almost all countries have now resorted to biometrics security to identify and ward off the elements that can harm the security of the nation and its socio-industrial...

Fatigue on Pilots in Aviation Industry

Outline This paper is going to take a look at fatigue as an issue that affects pilots in the aviation industry. The following factors will be discussed in this proposal The definition of fatigue. The causes of fatigue on pilots. The effects of fatigue on pilots’ performance in the industry....

Robotics and Autonomous Mobile Robots

Introduction According to Nourbakhsh and Siegwart mobile robotics is a recent field that has combined technologies from various fields of engineering and science. The essence of mobile robotics is to provide the previously rigid parts of machines a dexterity rivaling and even exceeding human beings through the complex combination of...

Design Optimization of Multi-element Aerodynamic Configurations

Aerodynamic optimization has been actively studied since the publication of a paper by Hicks and Henne in the 1970s (Hicks, & Henne, 1978) regarding the topic. Since then, several works on the optimization of full aircraft configurations (Reuther, Alonso, Jameson, Eimlinger, & Saunders, 1999; Secanell & Suleman, 2005), leave alone...

Agile Project Management

Abstract The business environment in which organizations operate today is always changing, and it is becoming more and more complex. Organizations, both private and public, feel increasing pressures that force them to respond quickly to changing conditions and to be innovative in the way that they operate. Ever since the...

Electronic Data Interchange in Shipping: Legal Issues

Introduction Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) involves the conduct of business transactions by exchanging the documents in electronic formats using web-based applications or Internet. EDI covers a wide range of transactions including placing purchase orders, offering price quotations, customer order confirmations, order status enquiries, shipping and the associated transactions such as...

Power Protection Coordination Thesis

Introduction Various reasons are given in the planning and operation of a power system protection that involves overload protection devices such as over-current relays, differential relays, distance relays, circuit breakers, and other “special purpose overcurrent protective devices”. These reasons can be summarised simply as to prevent power outage and major...

Moodle Is a Virtual Learning Environment

Abstract This paper investigates the use of Moodle as a virtual learning environment in educational settings. It highlights the characteristics of Moodle making it uniquely suited for educational purposes and explores the software from the viewpoint of the teacher. It also analyzes the impact of Moodle on learning and the...

Website in Schools

Abstract This dissertation addresses the technology of website use in schools to enhance learning and communication between and among all participants. The dissertation aims to explore the technology of website use in schools for the purpose of enhancing learning and communication for the benefit of the pupils, parents, teachers, school...

Transfer of Knowledge and the High Tech and Electrics Industry

Going to the moon, talking to a person who is on the other side of the earth, slowing the rate of aging – all these things have recently stopped existing only in fairy-tales. Technology has improved the quality of our lives and has been helping us in reaching our dreams....

Electromagnetic Propulsion Technology In Transport

Abstract Electromagnetic propulsion uses the concepts and applications of electromagnets. Technologies that make use of such applications include magnetic levitation technologies, including maglev trains, railguns, and even electromagnetic motors to some degree (though more use is made of the motor principle derived from electromagnets). Electromagnetic propulsion technology added a big...

Software Quality Assurance in Multi-Vendor Environments

Overview of Quality Quality is generally defined as a measure of excellence in a firm’s production process and outcome (Swanson, Esposito & Jester 1999, p.33) or as Bowen P (1985, p. 87) puts it, “the state of being free from defects, deficiencies, and significant variations” and that quality embraces cost,...

Quality of Service Routing Strategies

An Overview of QoS Routing This section provides literature reviews on the Quality of Service (QoS) routing. The paper divides this section into two parts. The first part provides a review of literature that examine the general overview of QoS, and the second part of this section examines QoS routing...

University in Dubai Managing Information

Introduction This assignment is to review a public University in Dubai, focusing on the ICT department. The university has been struggling to deliver quality education to its students. This is the reason why it has focused on strengthening the ICT department to facilitate the flow of information between the students...

Relational Databases: Features and Functions

Introduction to Database A collection of information which is organized in such a manner that it can be easily accessed, managed, and updated by the individuals of a company, such collection of information is known as a database. A database which is well designed and well managed supports decision making...

Comparing Technology: LCD Plasma Televisions

Abstract The CRT technology although quite old is fast being replaced by newer technologies in display science. Thus new systems like LCD, PDP, OLED, PLED, etc are making their presence felt, particularly the first two, viz, LCD and PDP in the domestic TV industry. Both PDP and LCD are similar...

Partial Satisfaction of the Requirements for the MBA Advanced Rehearsal

Acknowledgments This research may see the light of success without the cooperation, supervision and support of a few persona and organisation. The University espoused supervisor Dr. —ABC1—, Lecturer, Department of Financial Management, PQR University, is the foremost resource of the approaching, motivation and encouragement to this dissertation endeavor. He has...

Organocatalysis in the Industries

Introduction Catalyst The use of a low-molecular weight organic molecule as a catalyst has accumulated interest in the recent years [6]. Researchers have shown that an organocatalysis reaction does not depend on metal and are both efficient and selective as metal or bio-catalysis. Meticulous work on this area has led...

Cyber Risk and Risk Management in the Environment of the Global Economy

Abstract The issue regarding cybersecurity has been brewing for quite a while, as the number of cyber attacks was growing increasingly with the discovery of new opportunities online. Moreover, the loopholes in the cybersecurity-related strategies lead to endangering both corporations and individuals by exposing them to the danger of their...

Preliminary Study of Risk Factors in Marine Construction Projects

Introduction Background of the Study The Saudi Arabian marine construction industry is growing rapidly as the country tries to diversify sources of revenue. The government has been working closely with the private players to ensure that the overreliance on the oil and gas sector of the economy is reduced. Although...

Optimization Steganography System Used for Digital Multimedia Archiving

Abstract As soon as digital artifacts have become a part and parcel of everyday life, the need for digital media archives with the capacity of preserving the given metadata has risen impressively. The process of converting the digital metadata to archives, however, is fraught with several difficulties, the key one...

Measurement and Instruments Quantitative Research Plan

Levels of Measurement In data collection, levels of measurement are essential because they determine the quantitative analysis of data to obtain descriptive statistics. Given that the study aims to use a descriptive research design, the collection of data should allow quantitative analysis data. Miller and Yang (2007) advise researchers to...

King Saudi University Mobile Learning

Introduction Introductory Paragraphs Traditionally, education was offered in classes only. In the classes, students would interact with their instructors. As a result, the physical presence of students was paramount and mandatory. However, the rising knowledge in technology has led to mobile learning. However, mobile learning has not laid a strong...

Information and Communication Technologies in Education

A Significant Issue that Influences the Present Educational Setting ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies), innovation, and knowledge are associated with vast impacts in various economic sectors. These include the transportation, finance, communication, and informatics sectors. It is also worth emphasising that the education sector has significantly been influenced by ICT....

Cloud Computing in Businesses: Strategies, Limits and Effects

Cloud Computing versus Grid Computing Kondo et al. (2009) carried out an analytical study on cloud computing and desktop grid applications. They established that both cloud computing and desktop grids have common characteristics. In both cases, users are unaware of the location of the data centre. However, the two platforms...

The Outcomes of Project Management: Effects of Project Management Knowledge

Abstract This study examines the relationships among the project performance, customer satisfaction and project success by assessing the efficacy of management techniques, tools and skills for implementing infrastructure and building construction. Qualified interviewees from various accredited institutions handed over there responses which analyzed structural equation models. The outcome of the...

The Project Portfolio Management: The Effectiveness of a Project Portfolio

Introduction The issue of whether project managers should adopt project portfolio management in the management of multiple projects or not has raised a lot of debates in organizations. It is evident that project managers find it difficult to manage multiple projects on their own without the help of project portfolio...

The Use of 3D Platforms in Teaching and Learning in Primary and Elementary Schools

Introduction Information and communication technology (herein referred to as ICT) has been part and parcel of human society for several decades. It has affected how people relate to society, and how they relate with the environment surrounding them. In a nutshell, ICT has become part and parcel of human society,...

Cyber Situational Awareness: Active Offensive Approach

Introduction Research in the field of information systems is executed in an environment dominated by people from multidisciplinary environments. Contribution of people from fields such as business administration, psychology, and information science among others plays an active role in the design, implementation of designs, and utilisation of information system designs...

The Role of Instructional Leader in Addressing Technology

Technology application is closely associated with learning and teaching processes. Instructional leaders take responsibility for integrating new technological devices to promote a better quality of education. They should also initiate, support, and ensure the efficient implementation of software in an educational setting by creating new opportunities for teachers and students...

Enhancing Cyber Situational Awareness Through Active Defence

Self-defense in Cyberspace and the internet Cyberspace and internet have numerous benefits to their users. Through them, information sharing and interaction between different groups of people have been made easier than before. However, cyber-attacks are among the challenges that emanate from the use of cyberspace and internet. Some people have...

Issues of Trust in E- Government

The rapid development of information technology has affected the human society. Development of the internet has had a profound influence on human interaction. Many commercial institutions recognized the benefits of the internet in business operations. They adopted the use of the internet to improve competitiveness and relationship with their customers....

The Growth of the Nanotechnology Sector in the UK

Introduction Nanotechnology is the use of ultra-precision machines to control and manipulate atoms and molecules (Ratner 22). Microscopes are used to observe individual molecules which are later manipulated to make materials with enhanced properties. The materials are created at a nanoscale level in order to enhance their properties. Materials made...

The Impact of Implementing Lean Project Leadership Methodologies in Project Management

Introduction Modern organizations encounter numerous challenges due to increasing global business rivalry, rapid changes in technology, changing consumer needs, and a higher need for quality goods and services than before (Laufer 2012, p. 218). One of the ways that organizations have adapted to remain competitive and relevant has been through...

Group Support System: Review

Introduction According to Chen & Kyaw-Phyo (2012), a group decision support system can be defined as a form of electronic meeting system that can be used to facilitate meetings and group work. It has been postulated that a group decision system can be classified on the basis of time-place paradigm....

Enhancing Cyber Situational Awareness Through Active Approach

Abstract In the modern era that is characterised by ease of accessing cheap computers that have high processing capabilities, network systems of organisations face incredible threats. Some of these threats include malicious attacks through malwares and unauthenticated access of a firm’s network systems. Operating in such an environment calls for...

Computer Network Defense Appliance and Situational Awareness

Introduction Computer systems of any organization face an immense threat due to malicious attacks. One of the paramount measures to mitigate these threats is to conduct a situational analysis of an organization’s computer networks coupled with information systems. Upon doing this, an organization becomes strategically placed to engineer sound and...

Autonomous Unmanned Ground Vehicles Operation in Unstructured Terrain

Introduction Autonomous unmanned ground vehicles have been known to significantly improve efficiency and safety in applications stretching from transportation to ware fare. In order to achieve these benefits to the fullest, unmanned vehicles should be developed to operate more effectively in unstructured environments and conditions (Zweiri & Seneviratne & Althoefer...

Pedagogy & Information Technology in Maldives

Why should ICT be introduced in the education system? There are two main reasons why ICT should be introduced into the education system. First, considering the changes ICT has had on the various sectors of the world, economically, socially and politically, over the past twenty years, today’s children need to...

King Saud University’s Education and Social Networks Use

Abstract Human beings have developed sophisticated ways of exchanging ideas that enable them to communicate easily. The education system has undergone various transformations as a result of modern technologies that have enabled learning to be conducted at the convenience of teachers and students. The introduction of social network sites has...

Remote-Controlled Vehicle Technology Patent

Introduction Advanced remote-controlled vehicles have been utilized in a variety of military and police operations that would normally expose soldiers and police officers to potentially life-threatening situations. These take the form of bomb diffusing robots, UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), as well as ground-based bomb detection devices utilized in urban conflict...

Discrete Event Simulation and Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma and Design for Six Sigma defined Lean Six Sigma is a robust, data-driven approach used to improve a process. It also uses a result-oriented strategy. Lean Six Sigma was a methodology that was conceived by companies such as Motorola, Xerox, Caterpillar, and so forth. It always integrates...

Project Management Strategies in Developing Countries

Purpose and Objectives of the study The thesis clearly identifies and discusses the purpose of the study. Since establishment of the projects in developing countries faces immense uncertainties and risks, the purpose of the thesis is to improve management of these uncertainties and risks. The developing countries are unable to...

Material Production: Tantalum

Abstract Tantalum is a naturally occurring material. It is found in countries such as Congo where political strife is at its best. The use of tantalum cannot be overstated. It is used in capacitor development among other usages. Capacitors form a critical part all electronics. The author reliably finds that...

Alternative Materials of Tantalum in the Fabrication of Electrolytic Capacitors

Abstract Tantalum is one of the most important mineral used to manufacture of capacitors. Tantalum powder is used to manufacture capacitors having high voltage and capacitance. Tantalum capacitors are of high quality and don’t suffer from degradation due to aging. The global availability of tantalum has reduced overtime resulting to...

Threats Posed by Cyberspace Terrorism to the National Security, Businesses, and Individuals

Abstract In the contemporary world of business, technology is an essential element for enhancing competitive advantage. In addition to technology, globalization is also essential for large corporations in enhancing the expansion of markets for goods and services coupled with sourcing for cheap and competitive labor among other advantages. However, these...

Economics of Information Systems

Introduction Making an investment decision is one of the most difficult exercises. Economists have to consider the fixed, variable, real, nominal and marginal costs associated with a project (Montgomery, 2002). The sunk costs and the opportunity costs are other set of costs that would somewhat influence the investment decision. The...

Human Factors in Transportation

Introduction The various designs used in display and control systems are very useful in the control of human factors within transportation. This article gives an in-depth review of several design factors based on information controls, displays and system operations. The aim is to discuss the various experiences related to human...

“Teachers’ Perceptions About Their Own and Their Schools’ Readiness for Computer Implementation” by du Plessis and Webb Analysis

Introduction Researchers use different methodologies when conducting their research based on the nature of their study and other factors. Sometimes researchers select methods that cannot address pertinent issues comprehensively in their area of research. Such wrong moves would result in unreliable data collection or analysis processing; making conclusions invalid. In...

Evolutionary Project Management: Understanding the Concept

Introduction Such researchers as Saynisch (2010) and Gilb (2011) use the term ‘Evolutionary Project Management’ or ‘Evo’ while discussing the advantageous ways of improving the project management cycles when it is necessary to achieve the higher results using fewer resources. The concept of Evolutionary Project Management was proposed and applied...

Cyber Security and Information Sharing

Introduction Communication is the source of many modern marvels and a key driver of trade and economic performance. The accessibility of information and its availability determine the performance of many organisations since they are able to assess their performance. Many individuals and organisations utilise information to their benefit. The presence...

WeChat E-Marketing Tool Prospects in the Tourism Industry

Abstract The tourism industry is a typical kind of attention-based sector that requires innovative marketing tools. In developed countries, the Tourism Bureaus are responsible for marketing tourist destinations and attractions to overseas markets. Firms operating in the tourism industry use various marketing tools to promote scenic spots, hotels, and airline...

Ethical Issues Regarding Technology Using the Brooks Critique

Introduction With proliferation in information technology, stakeholders are now raising concerns about ethical issues that arise out of the use of information systems. Although issues of morality and ethics in this computer age have been discussed at length for many years, ethical issues in mainstream Information Technology became a serious...

Technological Challenges in the Protection of Privacy and Confidentiality of HIV/AIDs Victims

Introduction The provision of social work services have greatly been influenced by various factors particularly the applications of modern technology (Coe-Regan & Freddolino, 2008; Marson, 2007; Parrott & Madoc-Jones, 2008). Essentially, social work practice has considerably transformed over the years particularly due to cultural and technological changes (Marson, 2007). In...

Key Drivers of Mobile Business Intelligence Adoption in Organisations in Saudi Arabia

Abstract Mobile Business Intelligence (MBI) is among the latest trends in business technology, which allows users to access business intelligence information from mobile devices and platforms via specific applications. The continued development of mobile technologies and applications can potentially provide users with opportunities to analyse business information directly on their...

Common Methods of Managing Large Infrastructure Projects

Introduction Large infrastructure projects are considered risky and costly. It is estimated that up to 90% of large infrastructure projects usually result in overrun costs averaging 28% higher than budget according to Flyvbjerg et al. (2014). This trend is common in Europe, and the UK, in particular, does not compare...

The Impact of Multilevel Networks on Innovation

Introduction of the Article and Authors The article of interest is entitled “The impact of multilevel networks on innovation” by Chinese authors, namely, Jiancheng Guan and Jingjing Zhang who work at School of Management in University of Chinese Academy of Science and Yan Yan who works at School of Management...

Technological Breakthroughs since 2000

Since the dawn of history, humans strived for breakthroughs starting with the transition from gathering and hunting to agriculture and stockbreeding to inventing the light bulb and penicillin and up to the newest technologies. What is common for all that was mentioned above is that at first every breakthrough seemed...

Big Data Analytics Techniques in High Education System

As higher education enters the era of data analytics and big data, interests have grown for the application of big data analytics techniques in the system. The goal of higher education institutions is to increase enrollment, access to education, control costs and ensure high quality of education demonstrated through student...

Technology and Budgeting Programs in Education

Introduction The emergence of technology has revolutionized many aspects of the day-to-day activities at both personal and institutional levels. Computer technologies have found many applications in the communication sector, financial management, and other complex areas that are important in making processes and activities more effective and efficient. Some the areas...