project management

Virtual Review of the Draft Module on ICT Project Management Theory and Application for Digital Transformation Project

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT/ESCAP) conducted a Virtual Review of the Draft Module on ICT Project Management Theory and Application for Digital Transformation project on 3 November 2021. The virtual meeting was convened with the objective of soliciting comments and feedback to ensure the module’s quality, accessibility, and relevance to the target audience of project leaders and civil servants.

Cybersecurity Management in the States: The Emerging Role of Chief Information Security Officers

This report is a significant contribution to the discussion of the roles and responsibilities of chief information security officers (CISOs) in state governments across the United States. It identifies both strategies and activities used by successful state CISOs, and thereby provides a good roadmap to success for all state CISOs. The report cites the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), which has been championed since its inception by the New York state chief cybersecurity officer as one key cybersecurity collaboration success.

ICT-Based Work Management to Support Unmanned Construction For Post-Disaster Restoration

This paper describes the ICT-based work management to enhance collaborative works and interactive communication, and to grasp significant information in order to support unmanned construction for post-disaster restoration. Firstly, this paper reports the unmanned constructions that have been and are being done in the Unzen restoration project.

Impact Assessment of ICT-for-Development Projects: A Compendium of Approaches

Billions of dollars are invested each year by the public, NGO and private sectors in information-and-communication-technologies-for-development (ICT4D) projects. Yet we have very little sense of the effect of that investment. In part that reflects a lack of political will and motivation. But in part it also reflects a lack of knowledge about how to undertake impact assessment of ICT4D. This Compendium aims to address that lack of knowledge.

Viet Nam Seeks to Bridge Digital Divide with UN ICT Training Programme

The United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT), a regional institute of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), has collaborated with Viet Nam’s government to launch the Vietnamese version of the “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders” (Academy) in Hanoi today