The University of Embu has implemented an E-voting system to allow students to carry out elections virtually. The system is also available for lease to other Universities to carry out similar student elections. We recently carried out our 3rd online student election and it was successful with this year having the highest voter turnout with about 33% of the student population voting.
The notable increase in the social use of ICT and its impact is a facet that cannot go unnoted in the education sector. ICT is already becoming a fundamental tool for new lecturers and students in the lecture rooms. We would like to analyze the impact of the use of ICT in education and we will begin by understanding the term ICT.
As Universities continue to look for ways to increase adaptability and reduce costs, automation may provide a solution that can help them achieve both goals. Whether it's chatbots or expense processing tools, advanced software can help universities maximize their resources.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interconnected, internet-connected objects that collect and transmit data without human intervention over a wireless network. The world has more connected devices than people. As a result of the IoT, businesses, governments, and human beings interact differently.
The "Big Data" Debate: Big Opportunities versus Big Risks
We all contribute to the creation of mountains of data every day by using cell phones, tablets, laptops, and even house lights that are increasingly connected to the internet. IBM estimates that the last two years have seen the greatest growth for data worldwide. We are generating more and more capture-able information through our individual and aggregate actions. Defining big data is the first step to understanding the trends.