Business process outsourcing (BPO) was identified as a key economic sector under the economic pillar of the first medium term plan (MTP) of Vision 2030. A needs assessment carried out by Ministry of ICT determined that there exists a skills gap with respect to trained human resource for the ITeS sector in Kenya.
Risks diminish the opportunity for gain and have potential for loss or harm. Risk factors can affect the achievement of an organization’s objectives. Risk Management is very important now than ever, in ICT applications. Computer Science students should therefore understand the role they play in Risk Management.
As part of the School of Computing and Informatics mentorship programme aimed at increasing student knowledge of professional life, a team of founders of the SKIRTS Foundation held a session on Privacy and Security in the Internet Age. The highly interactive and motivating session took place Wednesday June 15, 2016 and was attended by about 50 undergraduate students.
The Intel Student Partners of University of Nairobi held their training on Internet of Things (IoT) and Health Hackathon at the School of Computing and Informatics on Saturday June 4, 2016.
The training, offered to 59 students of Computer Science and Electrical and Information Engineering, covered the concept of IoT and programming the IoT using the Intel Galileo development board.
The 2016 MSc intake at the School of Computing and Informatics was taken through an induction session on Monday May 23, 2016.
This is the fourth intake for the current MSc programmes at the School: MSc Applied Computing, MSc in Computational Intelligence, MSc in Distributed Computing Technology and MSc IT Management.