The School of Computing and Informatics, under a USAID funded project called AfyaInfo, organised a hackathon, from 20 - 22 November 2015. The aim of the hackathon was to increase the pool of National Health Information Systems (NHIS) developers and champions while also exposing the students to real-life challenges faced in the health sector.
Students participate at Intel of Things (IoT)training where they created prototypes on IoT applications using Intel Galileo and Intel Edison microcontrollers.
The C4DLab at School of Computing and Informatics has launched the Measurement Lab (MLab), an open and distributed online tool used to measure and monitor the utilization of internet bandwidth. Google is the sponsoring partner for M-Lab.
M-Lab an open and distributed online tool used to measure and monitor the utilization of internet bandwidth, has been officially launched at the University of Nairobi Computing for Development Lab (C4DLab). Google is the sponsoring partner for M-Lab.
The Measurement Lab (M-Lab) will enable internet users to get objective data on the speed and quality of broadband connections by conducting measurement tests on their computers or phones.
The Chairmen of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) Eng. Chris Oanda, made a powerful presentation to MSc in IT Management students of the School of Computing and Informatics, on Thursday 15 October 2015. This invited lecture on the State of ICT Procurement in Kenya covered such topics as the procurement process, e-procurement, role on IFMIS, opportunities in procurement for ICT graduates, best practice in procurement and promoting professionalism in Supply Chain Management.