Iwara Arikpo

Iwara I Arikpo teaches Computer Science at the University of Calabar, Nigeria. His current research interests are software engineering which includes software project management, agile software development and software process improvement. He also researches in computer information systems, computer architecture, health informatics, among others. He has published papers, in refereed international conferences and journals (such as Global Journal of Mathematical Sciences, Computing Information System Journal, Scientia Africana, International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, International Journal of Global Business). His academic work has taken him to a number of African countries and some parts of Europe. He is a Local Chair of the international Conference on Information Technology & Economic Development (CITED); a member of professional bodies such as Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria, Nigeria Computer Society; and an editor of Leveraging Developing Economies with the Use of Information Technology: Trends and tools published by IGI Global. Contact: iiarikpo@gmail.com.


Leveraging Developing Economies with the Use of Information Technology: Trends and Tools
Abel Usoro, Grzegorz Majewski, Princely Ifinedo, Iwara Arikpo. © 2012. 326 pages.
No aspect of business, public, or private lives in developed economies can be discussed today without acknowledging the role of information and communication technologies (ICT)....
Bridging the Digital Divide: Leveraging Early Strides in Nigeria
Iwara Arikpo, Adenike Osofisan, Abel Usoro. © 2012. 14 pages.
This paper outlines the current state, opportunities and potentials in the use of ICT for education, R&D, and governance in Nigeria. It presents several ICT initiatives and the...
Web Service Composition, Optimization and the Implications for Developing Economies
Adenike Osofisan, Idongesit E. Eteng, Iwara Arikpo, Abel Usoro. © 2012. 22 pages.
The emergence of the Service Oriented computing paradigm with its implicit inclusion of web services has caused a precipitous revolution in software engineering, e-service...
Enhancing Trust in E-Commerce in Developing IT Environments: A Feedback-Based Perspective
Iwara Arikpo, Adenike Osofisan, Idongesit E. Eteng. © 2012. 11 pages.
Most research in e-commerce and trust have assumed advanced information technology (IT) infrastructural environments, so results from these studies have little impact on...