Different approaches to e-governance could bear fruit for African countries.
African countries' adoption of e-government platforms hasn't served the majority of their citizens.
The internet is everywhere, except in the economic growth figures.
The internet has always been just about to deliver an enormous spurt of economic growth or productivity growth A new meta-analysis of 59 econometric studies finds it is yet to do so.
Where’s the next threat coming from? Whack it!
As a resource-driven economy, Australia is not used to being at the pointy end of supply chains – and it feels as though we are managing risks and benefits of critical infrastructure on the fly.
South Africa needs to decide if it will continue to waste public money on its national carrier, or incur the costs of letting SAA go bankrupt.
There is no good case for bailing out South African Airways, it's simply a matter of avoiding a potentially catastrophic debt default.
The traditional media industry comes with a large environmental cost, but emissions from digital productions are often ignored.
An obsession with coding is turning students off computing.
Girls who can, code.
How the geek effect and a sexist games industry is putting girls off a career in computing.
Young Kenyan entrepreneurs hard at work. Such enterprise must be encouraged.
African governments and businesses must do more to assist young people by creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem to support them. Without this support, all of their potential may stutter and die.
Too many girls are opting out of IT in school so we need to make it more mainstream.
Too many girls are missing out on learning IT and computer programming skills that could serve them well in the future economy.
Blame the period! A satirical look at some of the excuses why more women don’t go into ITC jobs.
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Some of the myths about why more women don't code and get jobs in ICT are shown in a new satirical campaign. But is raising a woman's menstrual cycle the right way to go?
Just 52% of students in year 10 are meeting the minimum standard required in ICT.
Teachers admit falling down in digital competency, so if we are to improve students’ performance in this area, we first need to get teachers' skills up to scratch.
If they build it, will you come?
The Democrats' policy platforms address the fundamental issue of Internet haves and have-nots in the U.S. But research suggests just hooking people up to broadband won't solve the problem.
Are we creating a generation of digitally illiterate students?
Just 55% of year 6 students and 52% of year 10 students are meeting the expected grades for ICT. What's going wrong?
What’s to prevent an IT worker doing something against the public’s interest?
Many professionals risk the wrath of their governing body if they act against any code of ethics. But not so the IT industry. Is it time for that to change?
Coding: it’s just another language to learn at school.
Computer coding should be thought of as teaching children another language. If they get the basics right at an early age, who knows where their new-found language skills can take them.
Good things come in small packages, but are all small packages a good thing?
Micro:bit has a parallel in the Model B, which the BBC launched in the 1980s.
Signals from space: can a network of satellites really provide affordable access for all to the internet?
Several companies are planning to build network of satellites in space to provide intenet access across the globe. But can it work and will it be affordable?
As an enabling technology, ICT reaches into many fields including health, cybersecurity and engineering (shown here).
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