IT for Development
Assignment 1: Role of ICT in Development Essay
Harindranath, G. and Sein, M.K. (2007). “Revisiting the role of ICT in development”, Proceedings of IFIP W.G. 9.4 Conference: Taking Stock of E-Development, Sao Paolo, Brazil.
Heeks, R. (2002). “Information Systems and Developing Countries: Failure, Success, and Local Improvisations”, The Information Society, 18, 101-112.
Heeks, R. (2008). “ ICT4D2.0: The Next Phase of Applying ICT for International Development”, Computer, vol. 41, no. 6, pp. 26-33, Jun., 2008
Browse through the web sites on:
o World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) stocktaking activities database: http://www.itu.int/wsis/stocktaking/scripts/search.asp
o Global development network: http://www.gdnet.org/ (Enter “ICT in Development” in the SEARCH area and you will locate more than 3000 articles)
o OECD (follow links to the ICT page) http://www.oecd.org/
From these web sites: select 5 cases concerning your own country or another developing country you are interested in
Analyze these 5 cases based on figure 3 (p.33) in Heeks’ (2008) article. Where do these cases/articles fit into Heeks’ model of evolving ICT4D projects?
Write an individual report where you briefly analyze and discuss your 5 cases towards Heeks’ model (max 2500 words).
I will add all the file that you should to read them and ues them as source.
BEFORE YOU START READ EVERY THING CAREFULLY AND LET ME IF YOU CAN DO EVERY THING AND FOLLOW THE CASES.
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