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Structured Digital Storytelling for Eliciting Software Requirements in the ICT4D Domain [chapter]

Daniel Sinnig, Kristina Pitula, Richard Becker, T. Radhakrishnan, Peter Forbrig
2010 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
We embed SDS in a requirements elicitation and specification process which commences with an initial domain analysis of the needs, goals, and tasks of the target population with respect to the high-level  ...  Due to the specific challenges that ICT4D projects present, conventional requirements elicitation techniques are often inapplicable or insufficient.  ...  More recently, storytelling has been proposed as a means for eliciting requirements in domains where access to end-users and the actual context-of-use is restricted.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15231-3_7 fatcat:peaspvdxvbhzhayzuk7pde2itu

Scaling Agile Processes: Agile Software Development in Large Projects [chapter]

Jutta Eckstein
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
ICT4D seeks to bridge the digital divide in developing countries. Important requirements of ICT4D projects are a demand-driven approach and participation of the local community.  ...  The fact that user collaboration is a principle of Agile software development (Agile), triggers our interest on whether Agile practices can improve ICT4D projects.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors wish to thank prof. dr. Akkermans, ms. drs. Bon, and ms. drs. Tuijp for sharing their expertise during the interview.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45672-4_44 fatcat:fc72jwi2qba65puow7fxtnrc7a

Developing ICT Services in a Low-Resource Development Context

Anna Bon, Hans Akkermans, Jaap Gordijn
2016 Complex Systems Informatics and Modeling Quarterly  
Despite an urgent need for social and technological innovation to improve wellbeing of people and communities in poor regions of the world, ICT service delivery has not yet been very successful in regions  ...  This paper outlines a framework for development of ICT services in low-resource development contexts, covering the full lifecycle of ICT service innovation.  ...  Acknowledgements The research for this paper is part of the W4RA programme, the Web Alliance for Regreening in Africa 13 .  ... 
doi:10.7250/csimq.2016-9.05 fatcat:5jnjy5sdnfaclghqxins5dl27y

ICTD interventions

Christopher Chepken, Raymond Mugwanya, Edwin Blake, Gary Marsden
2012 Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development - ICTD '12  
In this study, we examine Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) technology interventions that have been developed over the last decade.  ...  The purpose is to provide a snapshot of the trends that have characterized ICT4D technology interventions from the period starting 1995 to 2010. This paper presents three general dimensions i.e.  ...  Terminal Device This variable describes the point of contact between the technology intervention built and the end user.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2160673.2160704 dblp:conf/ictd/ChepkenMBM12 fatcat:spzycrat4vdynbr54sbqymg4my

Critical Themes of Process Assessment in Rural ICT4D Projects: An Analysis of Assessment Approaches

Joshua Umeoniso Osah, Caroline Pade-Khene, Greg Foster
2014 Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries  
This approach culminates in the development of the RICTP-PAF.  ...  This paper elaborates on a Rural ICT4D Project Process Assessment Framework (RICTP-PAF) that seeks to address an often overlooked but relevant evaluation aspect of ICT4D projects.  ...  One closely related and essential domain to an impact assessment is the process assessment domain, which is the focus of this study.  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.1681-4835.2014.tb00425.x fatcat:7x3mqom5yfahbl7aptwsxl542y

AN OPEN-SOURCE MOBILE GEOSPATIAL PLATFORM FOR AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPE MAPPING: A CASE STUDY OF WALL-TO-WALL FARM SYSTEMS MAPPING IN TONGA

J. Duncan, K. P. Davies, A. Saipai, L. Vainikolo, N. Wales, R. Varea, E. Bruce, B. Boruff
2022 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
The agile and iterative ICT for Development (ICT4D) framework used to elicit MAFF's requirements for the ICT system is presented alongside the system architecture and case studies demonstrating its impact  ...  A key goal of the ICT4D development process was to develop an ICT system to support MAFF from transitioning from infrequent, paper-based farm surveys to coordinated, large-team, spatially explicit digital  ...  Project funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR; ASEM/2016/101).  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-xlviii-4-w1-2022-119-2022 fatcat:bg72ytmsrzbnzo6hcuqcgykedi

Information and Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D) ¿ A Design Challenge?

Rahul Tongia, Eswaran Subrahmanian
2006 2006 International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development  
thus requiring an understanding of the ecosystem in which ICT solutions are to be applied.  ...  service identification and development that is based on insights from asynchronous computational agent problem solving.  ...  We subsequently present a new ICT4D model, based on commonalities and shortcomings gleaned from the case studies and literature. II. ICT4D DOMAIN SPACE A.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ictd.2006.301862 dblp:conf/ictd/TongiaS06 fatcat:g2ia6wf3prajrhjh2tavuytx2q

Towards a structured approach for evaluating the ICT contribution to development

Florence Nameere Kivunike, Love Ekenberg, Mats Danielson, F. F. Tusubira
2014 The International Journal on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions  
The need to demonstrate that ICT actually contributes to development is a concern for all those involved in policy and implementation of ICT for development (ICT4D).  ...  This research therefore adopted a broad perspective in developing the evaluation approach, particularly applying it to initiatives in Uganda as a test bed.  ...  The following generic operational definitions of output indicators are proposed: • Quality in this context adopts a user-centric approach, defined in terms of conformance to end-user expectations related  ... 
doi:10.4038/icter.v7i1.7152 fatcat:g4qwa66apjgsljjk3ahpsyossi

Human–Computer Interaction and Global Development

Kentaro Toyama
2010 Foundations and Trends® in Human–Computer Interaction  
Kumar, in particular, provided much-needed corrections in the section on the Telecom Web.  ...  There are many more topics and references that could have been included in an overview article of this nature, and the author wishes to thank readers for their forbearance with the article's shortcomings  ...  The barrier is also squarely about the interface, and so the required research falls specifically in the domain of HCI.  ... 
doi:10.1561/1100000021 fatcat:oro3bq5lgbhefehfrvqtf4lq5q

Towards Communication and Information Access for Deaf People

Edwin Blake, William Tucker, Meryl Glaser
2014 South African Computer Journal  
The Deaf users considered here use South African Sign Language and information is conveyed by a collection of pre-recorded video clips and images.  ...  In tightly circumscribed communication situations an interactive system resident on a mobile device can assist Deaf people with their communication and information needs.  ...  For some co-design is something done in the early stages of eliciting user requirements and signifies using techniques such as cultural probes, generative sessions, technology probes and so forth.  ... 
doi:10.18489/sacj.v54i0.236 fatcat:mqyfhofih5crxm32qspfj54lne

Using Photo-elicitation to Explore Social Representations of Community Multimedia Centers in Mozambique

Sara Vannini, Isabella Rega, Simone Sala, Lorenzo Cantoni
2015 Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries  
Photo-elicitation, an underexplored methodological approach in the domain of Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D), was employed to conduct the study, and a three-step qualitative  ...  Results tend to confirm and build upon outcomes from the existing literature on Public Access Venues (PAVs).  ...  The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries www.ejisdc.org  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.1681-4835.2015.tb00486.x fatcat:qw6vrak6rjdh3c7b3opuxkcv2m

The Origins of Failure: Seeking the Causes of Design–Reality Gaps

Silvia Masiero
2016 Information Technology for Development  
This paper problematizes the nature of failure, with a particular focus on situations in which well-implemented systems, apparently corresponding to users' views of reality, still fail to meet the expectations  ...  The model I propose is both explanatory and normative, as it elicits causes of failure and serves as a basis to combat them.  ...  In Section 2 I map the domain of failure in ICT4D, and review Heeks' explanation rooted on design-reality gaps.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02681102.2016.1143346 fatcat:wht3wygfkjfclnczir27khzk5m

The Rural ICT Comprehensive Evaluation Framework: Implementing the First Domain, the Baseline Study Process

Caroline Pade-Khene, Dave Sewry
2012 Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries  
Most evaluations in ICT4D tend to focus on impact assessment, yet assessing the impact of a project relies on interdependent assessments that should be conducted throughout the life of a project; especially  ...  These stages are explored in the Siyakhula Living Lab, an ICT4D project in South Africa, to reveal the shortcomings and suitability of the framework through lessons learned, and contribute to the continuous  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the community members of Dwesa who participated in the evaluation study.  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.1681-4835.2012.tb00365.x fatcat:an5ljgdag5h7nfbnqk2xxoea6m

"When words become unclear": unmasking ICT through visual methodologies in participatory ICT4D

Caitlin M. Bentley, David Nemer, Sara Vannini
2017 AI & Society: The Journal of Human-Centred Systems and Machine Intelligence  
Second, it defines the conceptual domain of reflexive ICT practice and establishes the key role of researchers in facilitating it.  ...  This paper makes three contributions to the ICT4D literature.  ...  Acknowledgements Bentley's research was kindly supported with grants from the ICT4D Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London, and a Slawson Award for Fieldwork, from the Royal Geographic Society (with  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00146-017-0762-z fatcat:yaulporro5bffaterxevb6khsu

Grafting: Balancing Control and Cultivation in Information Infrastructure Innovation

Terje Sanner, Tiwonge Manda, Petter Nielsen
2014 Journal of the AIS  
interpretive case studies, one in India and one in Malawi.  ...  based implementations in general and mHealth research and practice in particular. ix PREFACE This dissertation is submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Philosophical Doctorate  ...  We discuss sustainability challenges endemic to ICT4D projects in light of our case study ªndings from a mobile phone-based intervention in a public health management information system (HMIS) in Malawi  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00356 fatcat:m72deq6ovvbajovwjttfnao6le
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