Hossana Twinomurinzi

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The greater number of government efforts to stimulate participative governance in communities using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) often fall short of expectations. In South Africa extending e-government to communities has been in the form of more and/or better equipped ICT-enabled community centres, called Thusong Service Centres. In this(More)
This paper reports on a longitudinal study carried out amongst students at one South African university over three years. The research identifies changes in perceptions regarding the factors that these students consider important in choosing a career and pays attention to four groups, namely female non-computing major students, male non-computing major(More)
As mobile Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) become greater entrenched in society and with the nature of work changing, more and more international organizations are embracing and/or considering formalizing the phenomenon of 'Bring Your Own Device' (BYOD). The gist of BYOD is the use of privately owned devices and software to access and work(More)
The objective of the paper was to understand the challenges towards e-Government implementation in South Africa. The paper contributes to the ongoing discussion regarding the challenges facing e-government implementations in developing nations. It presents the outcomes of several discussions conducted with representatives from the municipal sector. These(More)
Information Systems (IS) researchers are increasingly calling for contextual approaches to Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) innovations [1]. The call proceeds from the realization that ICT and e-government policies are often adopted and developed with the context [2]. This paper emanates from an ethnographic study that investigated how ICT(More)
In this research paper, we adopt an integrative view of user involvement in software development; where, a user's psychological state, at various phases of development, is linked to the contribution of user involvement in the success of software development. We explore the link between creativity and emotional design in order to evolve a conceptual(More)
One of the preferred approaches to solving developing country (DC) challenges such as unemployment, poverty and redundant youth is through entrepreneurship and the use of ICT. Yet integrating ICT in business often presents another unnecessary challenge for Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) in DCs. In this paper we adopt a qualitative approach using(More)