THE NEED FOR TECHNOPRENEUR EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

December 19th, 2015   •   Information Technology   •   no comments   
THE NEED FOR TECHNOPRENEUR EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

Everywhere in the world today regardless of race or tribe now tend to be united by a common sphere and that sphere is Technology, Technology has re-position the way we all see and approach things and as such made the world a small global village. As at the time of filling in this report technology has been recorded as a key to any Nations that most get to its utopia in diplomatic and international relations.

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Nigeria Is Safe For Business – DATABASE SYSTEM via BVN

December 19th, 2015   •   Information Technology   •   no comments   
Nigeria Is Safe For Business – DATABASE SYSTEM via BVN

 

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has concluded plans to integrate the Bank Verification Number (BVN) in the national identity database.

The Director-General of NIMC, Mr Chris Onyemenam, made the disclosure in an interview with the Nation Development Organisation correspondent  on Friday in Lagos.

Onyenam, whose tenure expires today, said that the planned integration was borne out of the need to obey a presidential directive to harmonise various databases in the country.

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How to Successfully Execute IT Projects

November 24th, 2015   •   Information Technology   •   no comments   
How to Successfully Execute IT Projects
By Curt Finch and Bruce McGraw
According to a 2008 Gartner report, 15% of all IT projects failed that year because of high cost variance, while 18% were unsuccessful because they were substantially late.* This means that in 2008, 1 in 3 technology projects failed. Why such a dismal success rate? Such projects primarily involve the management of human resources in order to accomplish the target schedule, cost, and quality, so it is safe to assume that poor resource management played a large role. Unfortunately, without effective resource management processes, such organizations are left asking questions like:
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Business Adapts to a New Style of Computer

November 24th, 2015   •   Information Technology   •   no comments   
Business Adapts to a New Style of Computer

Are companies ready for billions of everyday objects to join the Internet?

The technology industry is preparing for the Internet of things, a type of computing characterized by small, often dumb, usually unseen computers attached to objects. These devices sense and transmit data about the environment or offer new means of controlling it.

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A Computer Business That Gives Back Through Tech Upgrades

November 24th, 2015   •   Information Technology   •   no comments   
A Computer Business That Gives Back Through Tech Upgrades

It was not a good time for Miguel Torres’ 4-year-old computer to give up the ghost. Torres, owner of Proremodels, a West Jordan, Utah, home remodeling company, was already strapped for cash when his computer conked out.

He poured $300 into repairs; it crashed again, and he couldn’t afford to replace it. He got by on borrowed computers, but his tech problem was hobbling his business, leaving him unable to answer e-mail, issue estimates or create invoices in a timely manner. “It was a really bad time for me,” Torres says.

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The Three Things Every Small Business Needs To Know About Network Security

November 24th, 2015   •   Information Technology   •   no comments   
The Three Things Every Small Business Needs To Know About Network Security

By Corporate Computer Services, Inc.

What do Emulex, the White House website, and Microsoft have in common? All have been the victims of network security compromises. While these are some of the more high profile cases, there are daily examples of network security failures and the high costs imposed on companies as a result.

There was a time when only large companies worried about network security breaches. However, in this brave new world where everyone from the home user to the large corporation relies on technology for functions that range from email to the storage of sensitive data, it seems no one is immune to the havoc that viruses, worms, spyware and hackers can wreak.

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How Computer Technology Is Destroying Jobs

November 24th, 2015   •   Information Technology   •   no comments   
How Computer Technology Is Destroying Jobs

If you look at the economy over the last several years, you get two very conflicting stories.

The first is that the stock market and GDP growth have been positive thanks to companies being profitable and increasing worker productivity. The second is that there has been a distinct lack of job creation. According to Bloomberg View, there are 10 million fewer jobs than there should be.

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