Electronic Meetings to Support a University's Transformation Education,Research and Professional Service
Rabson J Mgaya (Lecturer, Computing Centre, University of Dar es Salaam), Gert Jan de Vreede (Assistant Professor, Department of Systems Engineering, Delh University)
Download Article | Published On 01/07/1999

Abstract

The University of Dar es Salaam's (UDSM's) corporate strategic plan sets the long-term plan and concepts that guide the transformation processes at the University.In this paper, we discuss a support environment UDSM can apply to facilitate the execution of the UDSM-2000 Transformation Program.This environment consists of a particular type of Information Technology that support electronic meetings namely Group Support Systems (GSS).We will illustrate that the applicatio of this technology and research not only supports the reshaping of the University's adminstative processes and structures, but will also offer an exc ellent opportunity to imporve the educational and professonal services that it offers.It will help UDSM to build a reputation as a center of xcellence in the region

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