Finally, after long years of ICT related divergence Ministries, bodies, laws, policy and efforts in various directions, there is a move to work through one focal point which I think for once is very good.
Download the Draft here from the Ministry of Communications Technology Website
I read Gbenga Sesan’s view on this draft and i share some of his thots as do the following.
Firstly, Section 6 which mentioned naming the ministry “Ministry of Communications and Information Technology” and bringing other related ICT agencies under its purview should be embraced. While name doesn’t depicts the Ministry’s actions, there is a need to pursue this vision under the right naming convention cos everything ICT is not inside Communications Technology and even down the Draft, the term ICT was used through out stating the ministry of CT left as an important I missing from its name.
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Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is an umbrella term that covers all technical means for processing and communicating information, simply state its the marraige of Information Technology and Communication Technology. eGovernment however can be s defined as the use of information and communication technology to enhance access to, and delivery of government services for the benefit of all. The I.T sector is said to have been liberalized since 1992, so 2010 i ask have we grown to that age in I.T?
Database Concepts has always been an interesting topic to me. Since my early introductions to Dbase III asnd IV (which i used for my ND Project), I have always taking every turn with anything Database – developments, SQL, Optimizations and what have you. The fancy is that no real application is complete today without a Database and that makes it a more fascinating aspect of computing.
Concepts like Data Warehousing, Data Mining, Text/Web Mining, Database Types (Multimedia, Relational, Object Oriented e.t.c) dominate the research world of Databases. And Players like Microsoft (SQL Server), Oracle (Oracle, MySQL, TimesTen), Sybase, PostGreSQL push the usage and developments of DB to an interesting Height.
If you are asking about my take on these technologies as regards benchmarking, good better best or the versus stories, you’ll wait till some other editions on more definite topics. However, Completing my M-Tech thesis on Data Warehouse and Data Mining, I bundled my earlier review which you can take a look at. I believe its useful for novice and professional guys. Read more…
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