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Information and Communication Technologies for Development

16th IFIP WG 9.4 International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries, ICT4D 2020, Manchester, UK, June 10–11, 2020, Proceedings

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Table of contents (18 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv
  2. Digital Platforms and Gig Economy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Risks and Risk-Mitigation Strategies of Gig Economy Workers in the Global South: The Case of Ride-Hailing in Cape Town

      • Tatenda Mpofu, Pitso Tsibolane, Richard Heeks, Jean-Paul Van Belle
      Pages 26-38
  3. Theory and Open Science

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 39-39
    2. A Post-colonial Analysis of Agile Software Development Methods in ICT4D

      • Scarlet Rahy, David Kreps, Julian M. Bass, Tarek Gaber, Abdulhamid Ardo
      Pages 66-77
  4. Education and Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 79-79
    2. Embracing uMunthu: How Informal Caregivers in Malawi Use ICTs

      • Efpraxia D. Zamani, Laura Sbaffi
      Pages 93-101
    3. Constraining and Enabling Factors in the Use of ICT in Rural Schools in Nepal

      • Dhiraj Thapa, Dai Griffiths, Ann L. Kolodziejski
      Pages 102-113
  5. Inclusion and Participation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 127-127
    2. Appraising WhatsApp in the Indian Context: Understanding the Rural Sentiment

      • Anushruti Vagrani, Saroj Bijarnia, P. Vigneswara Ilavarasan, Silvia Masiero
      Pages 142-156
    3. Enrolling Actors in a Social Information System: The Incremental Development of Unique Registry in Brazilian “Bolsa Família” Program

      • Nadja Piedade de Antonio, Marcelo Fornazin, Renata Mendes de Araujo, Rodrigo Pereira dos Santos
      Pages 157-168
  6. Business Innovation and Data Privacy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 169-169
    2. Exploring Gender Gaps: How Nigerian Micro Business Owners Use Mobile Apps for Business

      • Adebowale Owoseni, Kutoma Wakunuma, Adedamola Tolani, Hossana Twinomurinzi
      Pages 171-182

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    16th IFIP WG 9.4 International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries, ICT4D 2020, Manchester, UK, June 10–11, 2020, Proceedings

About this book

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th IFIP WG 9.4 International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries, ICT4D 2020, which was supposed to be held in Salford, UK, in June 2020, but was held virtually instead due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 18 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 29 submissions. The papers present a wide range of perspectives and disciplines including (but not limited to) public administration, entrepreneurship, business administration, information technology for development, information management systems, organization studies, philosophy, and management. They are organized in the following topical sections: digital platforms and gig economy; education and health; inclusion and participation; and business innovation and data privacy.


Keywords

  • computer networks
  • data communication systems
  • data protection
  • developing countries
  • entrepreneurialism
  • gig economy
  • information systems
  • information technology
  • internet
  • mobile computing
  • mobile devices
  • mobile health
  • social networking
  • software engineering
  • sustainability
  • telecommunication networks
  • wireless telecommunication systems

Editors and Affiliations

  • University of Salford, Salford, UK

    Julian M. Bass

  • Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

    P. J. Wall

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