Nobert Jere

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Staff Details

Telephone Number: 
+264 61 207 2746
Office Location: 
Information Technology House
Qualification: 
PhD. Comp. Sci. (UFH), M.Sc.: Comp. Sci. (Univ. of Fort Hare), B.Sc. (Hons): IS (Midlands State Univ. Zim.)
Professional Membership: 
Member of The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA), formerly Computer Society South Africa (CSSA)
Specialisation: 

ICTs for e/m-service provision and ICT for Development, Living Labs, ICT roadmaps

Research Interest: 
ICT for community development, Emerging technologies i.e (social networks, cloud computing, big data), ICT business models, future of ICTs, Living Labs
Selected Publications: 

Jere N, Thinyane M, Tlou B & Ndlovu N. 2013. An Assessment of ICT Challenges in Rural Areas: ICT Experts Vs Rural Users Views: A Case of the Siyakhula Living Lab.  SAICSIT '13, October 07 - 09 2013, East London, South Africa Copyright 2013 ACM 978-1-4503-2112- 9/13/10 Pages 233-241

Dhir A, Jere N, Kaur P, Heiskala M, Albidewi IA, Alghazzawi DM. 2012 Design Guidelines for Pervasive Computing: Implications of Technology Use in Africa. The second IEEE International workshop on social implications of pervasive Computing. Lugano 2012. Pages 925 – 930.

Jere N, Thinyane M, Terzoli A. 2011.  IJCSI International Journal of Computer Science Issues, Vol. 8, Issue 4, No 1. The future of e-Service provision in Marginalised Areas: Online Negotiation. July 2011 ISSN (Online): 1694-0814 www.IJCSI.org.

Notable Achievements: 

National Namibian ICT coordinator (Country representative on ICT projects). 2014

SAFIPA & TEKES - the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (PROJECT): Selected to represent Africa in Finland on an ICT Broadcast Project- broadcast and e-paper technologies in 2011.

Telkom Centre of Excellence in ICTD South Africa Bursary – 2008-2011 – for ICT projects in the Eastern Cape in South Africa

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