2015 Proceedings

The 6th Annual
Conference 2015
Queenstown, New Zealand.


Michael Verhaart Amit Sarkar
Emre Erturk Rosemarie Tomlinson
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Capstone Project Course Framework and Individual Grading Formula Kabas Albakry – Alistair Hookings 11
Feasibility of Mapping IT Programs and Courses to IT Skills Frameworks Mehdi Asgarkhani, Bernard Otinpong, & Peter Nock 16
Implementing Video on Demand within Higher Education: A literature review Neil Benson 22
“Tell me more about programming”: The PC4G Intervention Raewyn Boersen & Alison Hunter 28
Aye, aye Captain: Voice active bots in a maritime MUVE Todd Cochrane & Niki Davis 33
Integrating Cloud and Mobile Technologies in Experiential Learning: From Reality to Reflection Stephanie Day, & Michael Verhaart 38
Developing Agile Skills in IT Courses: Perspectives and Progress Emre Erturk & Kathryn Mac Callum 45
Pragmatism not Passion: Adult Women decide on an ICT Career Alison Hunter & Raewyn Boersen 49
A Definition for a Sustainable Computing Educator William Liu, Michael Goldweber, & Tony Clear 55
BYOD Perceptions and Reality Kathryn Mac Callum, & Stephanie Day 60
Thinking algorithmically- searching for a pedagogy Diane P. McCarthy & Chris McCarthy 67
Teaching and Learning perspectives on Numbers Systems within a first year tertiary IT course John Mumford 74
Preparing Students for Agile Projects and Requirements Engineering Prioritisation Techniques Sarita Pais 80
An Inquiry into Agile and Innovative User Experience (UX) Design Ella Patterson, & Emre Erturk 84
Cybercrime concerns and readiness for New Zealand businesses 2014-2015 Dax Roberts, & Henry B. Wolfe 88
Utilising Soviet Montage Theory to Consider Future Narratives, Designed For New Technologies Susan Scott 94
ICT Capstone Projects and Internships: Analysis of Work Environment Characteristics Aaron Steele & Sandra Cleland 101
Financial Capability of ICT and Business Students Aaron Steele & Elizbeth Dalzell 107
Web Technology Usage of Leading New Zealand Websites Aaron Steele & Richard Dargie 114
Web and Social Media Adoption in the Manawatu Retail Clothing Sector Aaron Steele, Lorraine Smith & Anne Steele 119
Using Wikipedia for Language Learning Shaoqun WU, & Ian H. Witten 124

Supplementary papers (editorial review)
Paper Speakers Page No. Pdf
Use of Smart Phone Applications and Purple Shirts to Enhance Student Engagement in Large Lectures? Trevor Nesbit, Billy O’Steen, & Tim Bell 133

Poster Papers
Paper Speakers Page No. Pdf
RFID Based Race Time Tracking System Don Amila, Rushdi Fazil, Ferenc Szucs, Scott Morton, & Dax Roberts 139
Lightwork Client Upgrade Project Stefan Andres Charsley & Aaron Steele 141
Role of Information Technology in denial of education: An underground university perspective Tony Omid Assadi, & Brenda Lloyd 143
Protecting private data in telecommunications by increasing data security and privacy in New Zealand Vaidyanathan Balasubramanian, & Michael Verhaart 145
Educational Development Centre Internship 2015 Charlene Bannister, Stephanie Day, & Michael Verhaart 147
Website and Wholesale Business Module Development Project Aseem Bapat, Khaja Mazher Hussain, Scott Morton, & Dax Roberts 148
Business Process Management (BPM): Analysis of effectiveness in organizations and efficiency in integration with service management Raveesh Baskaran, & Michael Verhaart 150
Security in Cloud Computing: Measures to Protect Sensitive Customer Data in the Cloud Sunil K. Bedi 152
Web and Mobile Application MS Southland Ajinkya Bhosale, Jimmy Huy, Spack Dong, Scott Morton, & Sam Zhao 154
AnyNet – Affordable solution for small businesses Jeff Chen, Dmitrii Shliaga, & Scott Morton 156
Software Defined Networking: Last against the wall Steve Cosgrove 158
ICY Vision-Contextual Awareness for the Visually Impaired Ernest Cunningham, Daniel Grey, Stacy Mc Lean, & Ian Hunter 160
Cross-Team Communication in Application Development Benjamin Denham, & Rosemarie Tomlinson 162
Technical Support and Provisioning Rep Internship: NOW NZ LTD Natasha Drew & Emre Erturk 164
Assisted Living: Domestic Power Monitoring utilising Home Automation Products and Cloud Storage Andy Fendall, Tim Hunt, Dileep Rajendran, & Mark Nikora 165
Timetable Application for SIT Vet Nursing Travis Hubber, Angelo Obus, Daniel Shepherd, Nick Campbell, & Scott Morton 167
Learning Health and Safety Requirements for KSLG Volunteers Andrew Hull, & Michael Verhaart 169
Gel Polish Nail Training Sharon James, & Michael Verhaart 171
The impact of pair-programming on entry level information technology students Terry Jeon, & Ian Hunter 173
Current smartphone’s security issues and its impact on society Er. Kamal Jyoti, & Michael Verhaart 175
Creating an IT Strategy for a Dispersed Organization Jonathan Kerr & Emre Erturk 177
Factors influencing cloud enterprises resource planning system adoption in New Zealand small and medium enterprises Arun Krishnan, & Michael Verhaart 178
Adolescent IT and Social Media Use: Parental Awareness, Concern and Monitoring Anita Murphy, Sean Brown, & Dax Roberts 180
Application of Agile and PRISM Project Management Methodologies on Manufacturing Batteries for Mobile Phones Bryan Randy Panopio, Muhammed Salman, & Alison Clear 182
Importance of Business Analyst in ICT projects in New Zealand Desmond .A. Rodrigues, & Michael Verhaart 184
The Emerging Role of Software Testing in Curriculum Premalatha Sampath 186
Testing New Zealand Bush Environment Using Simulation Tools Chandan Thakur, & Steve Cosgrove 188
Examining Risks in ERP Projects: Mixed Indigenous \ Euro-Centric Methodological Considerations Mark Van der klei, Trevor Nesbit, & Tyron Love 190
SME Technology Spotlight: Capturing G-Readiness and sustainability innovation in NZ’s powerhouse Dee Verhaart, & Michael Verhaart 192
Learning English with FLAX Apps Alex Yu & Ian H. Witten 194
3D Authoring Tool for Blended Learning Andrew Zaliwski, & Karishma Kelsey 196