SIG GlobDev Pre-ECIS 2015 Workshop, Münster -Germany



Association for Information Systems
Special Interest Group for ICT in Global Development

(SIG GlobDev) 




SIG GlobDev 2015 Pre-ECIS Workshop

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Münster, Germany


ISBN: 978-0-982-6068-7-2 


Conversations on Development: Can ICTs make a difference in Climate, Political and Health Disturbances? 



Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

Ojelanki Ngwenyama, Ryerson University, CA

Sajda Qureshi, University of Nebraska Omaha, USA




Annika Andersson, Swedish Business School. Örebro University, Sweden

David Asamoah, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Ghana

Arlene Bailey, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica

Corlane Barclay, University of Technology, Jamaica

Francis Kofi Andoh-Baidoo, The University of Texas-Pan American, USA

Richard Boateng, University of Ghana, Ghana

Irwin Brown, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Jyoti Choudrie, Hertfordshire University, UK

Marlene Holmner, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Mathias Hatakka, Swedish Business School. Örebro University, Sweden

Pamela Abbott, Brunel University, UK.

Paulo Rupino da Cunha, Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Coimbra, Portugal

Piotr Soja, Cracow University of Economics, Poland

Ricardo Gomez, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Shana Ponelis, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA

Sergey Samoilenko, Averett University, USA

Gamel Wiredu, Ghana Institute of Management & Public Administration, Ghana

Yingqin Zheng, Royal Holloway University of London, UK 








SIG GlobDev 2015 Pre-ECIS Workshop

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Fürstenberghaus, Room F229

Program Overview 



09:00 - 09:15

Opening Remarks


09:15 - 10:30


Session I: Paper Presentations

10:30 - 10:45


Coffee Break 

10:45 - 12:00


Session II: Paper Presentations

12:00 - 13:00


Session III: Panel Discussion

13:00 -14:00




14:00 -15:15


Session IV: Paper Presentations


15:15 -15:30


Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:45


Session IV: Paper Presentations


16:45 - 17:00


Social/Coffee Break 


End of Workshop


SIG GlobDev 2015 Pre-ECIS Workshop

Presentation Schedule

Session I

Chair: Arlene Bailey 


Cybersecurity Policy Compliance: An Empirical Study of Jamaican Government Agencies

Charlette Donalds


Why Poor Stay Poor? Investigation of the Microeconomic Impact of ICT in Sub-Saharan Economies

Sergey Samoilenko


External Factors Affecting E-Commerce Institutionalisation in Tanzania: A Test And Validation Of Small And Medium Enterprise Claims

Salah Kabanda and Irwin Brown

Session II

Chair: Irwin Brown


Sustainability through improving information infrastructure

Thomas Jensen


ICT Infrastructure and Its Impact on National Development: A Research Direction for Africa

Felix Olu Bankole


Exploring Dialogues on a Tablets-in-Schools Programme: A Content Analysis of Online Responses to Newspaper Articles

Arlene Bailey


Session III


            Panel Discussion: Conversations on Development



                               **** LUNCH ****


Session IV

Chair: Sergey Samoilenko


Towards Designing A Sports Knowledge Management System for Sprinting In Jamaica

Marlon Walcott & Gunjan Mansingh


An Analysis of the Impact of the Use of Mobile Communication Technologies by Farmers in Zimbabwe. A Case Study of Esoko and EcoFarmer Platforms

Daisy Odunze and Tawanda Mtithwa Hove


Theorizing Mobile Phones use for Empowerment in the Context of Social exclusion: a Framework Based on the Convergence of Sen’s CA and Bourdieu’s Theory of Practice

Kasky Bisimwa, Kevin Johnston & Irwin Brown

Session IV

Chair: Charlette Donalds


Challenges Of Information Systems Strategy Implementation In Public Hospitals: A South African Experience

Boroto Hwabamungu, Irwin Brown & Quentin Williams


Building A Decision Support System for Automated Mobile Asthma Monitoring

Chinazunwa Uwaoma & Gunjan Mansingh


Towards an Affordance Perspective on mHealth Usage: A Clinic-Level View

Brendon Wolff-Piggott