content and knowledge management

ICT-Based Work Management to Support Unmanned Construction For Post-Disaster Restoration

This paper describes the ICT-based work management to enhance collaborative works and interactive communication, and to grasp significant information in order to support unmanned construction for post-disaster restoration. Firstly, this paper reports the unmanned constructions that have been and are being done in the Unzen restoration project.

Services for Rural Development Reader: Knowledge management and knowledge systems for rural development

This paper explores the prospects for Knowledge Management (KM) services in rural development. It takes a close look at knowledge networks and systems in rural areas, and examines the relationship between KM and ICT. The paper argues that ICT is most useful for shuffling data and information and to some extent for transferring documented knowledge, but is of little use for transferring complex or implicit knowledge. A relatively novel concept, KM has emerged as a response to the rapid development of ICT.

Toward Empowered Design

Pragmatic design requires no radical alterations to the existing digital ecology and has successfully provided many viable solutions. Given the skills limitations within the developing world, however, developers also need a new design focus that views the user as designer.

Citation: Gary Marsden, "Toward Empowered Design," Computer, vol. 41, no. 6, pp. 42-46, June 2008.

A View on the Role of Information Security on ICT-enabled Judicial Systems

This paper identifies the most common security objectives being set in ICT enabled solutions for judicial environments; as found in several on-going and finished projects co-funded by the European Union (EU). These objectives are discussed within the context of Justice and the state-of-the-art of Information Security is resented as possible solutions. Finally, a number of security initiatives and organizations which try to standardise solutions and approaches to common challenges are discussed.

Review of the UNDP South East Asia HIV and Development Programme Website

This study is an evaluation and review of the website component of the UNDP South East Asia HIV (SEAHIV) and Development Programme. The author begins by examining the context, mission and purpose. The performance of the website is then assessed, focusing on the posting of documents and their downloading. And finally, the impact of the website is examined.