Small Business Development

Opportunities and Challenges


The Information Technology for Development program at the College of Information Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska, Omaha involves the::

  • Research into the effects of technology adoption and use on the economic, social and human development of people, businesses and communities.

  • Training of students to conduct technology and training interventions with small businesses to measure their growth.

  • Development of tools to support the data collection and interventions.

  • Application of research and training to improve the lives of people.

This program involves projects such as Small Business Development: Opportunities and Challenges, Cloud computing for Small businesses, ICT Maturity: An Index for assessing a country’s capacity to grow through its ICT infrastructure and a Comparative Analysis of ICT adoption in China and the USA.