Category: Articles

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Founding a technology-based venture in Ghana – An application of Effectuation Logic

Founding a technology-based venture in Ghana – An application of Effectuation Logic

It is quite encouraging to observe the developments taking place in the technology sector in Ghana. Entrepreneurs are obtaining some forms of supports [...]
Winning the Competition with Data Science and Machine Learning

Winning the Competition with Data Science and Machine Learning

Introduction Patterns are inherent in everything we can see, feel, touch and taste. The reverse is also true for the things that are incorporeal t [...]
Telecom Towers:  The health and safety implications

Telecom Towers: The health and safety implications

Introduction Telecommunication has become a major drive for socio-economic growth, globally. The utilization of the opportunities that come with i [...]
Cyber Security in Ghana: Talk or Action?

Cyber Security in Ghana: Talk or Action?

According to the Cybercrime Unit of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Ghana Police Service, Ghana lost over USD 105 million to cybercrime a [...]
African Continental Free Trade Area (Afcfta) – An Exposition of the Proposed Digital Payment System

African Continental Free Trade Area (Afcfta) – An Exposition of the Proposed Digital Payment System

Africa and Ghanaians were thrilled with the news of the operationalization of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement on the 7th o [...]
Digital Skills: An Important Requirement for Employment

Digital Skills: An Important Requirement for Employment

The fourth industrial revolution is here with us and we must all be prepared to embrace it. One of its key requirements is digital skills that opens [...]
Social Networking, In the Eye of the Hacker, Attacker and the Cyber Criminal (4)

Social Networking, In the Eye of the Hacker, Attacker and the Cyber Criminal (4)

Sharing Online Content It is great to share a link to a website and grab your friend’s & contact’s attention. But you never know that hackers [...]
Social Networking, In the Eyes of the Hacker, Attacker and the Cyber Criminal (3)

Social Networking, In the Eyes of the Hacker, Attacker and the Cyber Criminal (3)

In this third part of the series on Social Media security and privacy, I would like to further expose the reader to other unsuspecting pieces of info [...]
Social Networking, In the Eyes of the Hacker, Attacker and the Cyber Criminal – Part 2

Social Networking, In the Eyes of the Hacker, Attacker and the Cyber Criminal – Part 2

In the part two of this article, we take a look at the ways in which different types of information provided on social media sites are exploited by a [...]
Social Networking, In the Eyes of the Hacker, Attacker and the Cyber Criminal

Social Networking, In the Eyes of the Hacker, Attacker and the Cyber Criminal

Social networking sites are online platforms that allow people to connect with each other and build interpersonal relations. It has become a vital pa [...]
Capacity Building in Changing ICT Environment

Capacity Building in Changing ICT Environment

Capacity building and skills development are integral to harnessing the transformative potential of the ongoing development and increasing sophistica [...]
IT Business Continuity

IT Business Continuity

Introduction Business Continuity (BC) is the capability of an organization to continue the delivery of products/services at acceptable predefined [...]
How to stay up to date in the fast-moving world of information technology

How to stay up to date in the fast-moving world of information technology

It does not really matter who you are - an IT professional, a CTO hiring an IT-service manager, or a businessman looking for a contractor to build a [...]
Ghana’s New Upper Primary Computing Curriculum: Will it deliver 21st Century Skills?

Ghana’s New Upper Primary Computing Curriculum: Will it deliver 21st Century Skills?

Lately, one of the phrases you hear when the Vice President speaks is “digitization of the economy”.  A digital economy presents opportunities i [...]
Reducing Energy Bills by Demand Side Management using ICT Tools (2)

Reducing Energy Bills by Demand Side Management using ICT Tools (2)

In my first part of this article, I gave a brief description of the power situation in Ghana and suggested ways by which ICT tools can be deployed by [...]
Reducing Energy Bills by Demand Side Management using ICT Tools (1)

Reducing Energy Bills by Demand Side Management using ICT Tools (1)

The internet-of-things (IoT) devices as the name suggests are sensor-embedded-devices that can connect real-world things to the internet so that infor [...]
ICT Resources for Schools (2)

ICT Resources for Schools (2)

Getting the most out of ICT resources for schools: Though back in those days there may be computers in office building or school laboratories, yet [...]
ICT Resources for Schools. What is the Big Deal?

ICT Resources for Schools. What is the Big Deal?

About 20 years ago, I would have said probably nothing, but as the years have gone by and technology has advanced, the role of ICT in education has b [...]
Electronic Toll Collection System, a necessity for Ghana! (Part 3)

Electronic Toll Collection System, a necessity for Ghana! (Part 3)

Ghana presently has a standard tolling system for vehicle ranges. An empty cargo track would pay the same toll charge as a fully loaded truck. The es [...]
Electronic Toll Collection System, a Necessity For Ghana! (Part 2)

Electronic Toll Collection System, a Necessity For Ghana! (Part 2)

In the Part 1 of this article, I introduced Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) System, the countries where it has been deployed and the architecture of [...]
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