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Development of a File Tracking System for Tertiary Institutions

Omoregbe, N. A. and Azeta, A. A. and Adewumi, A. O. and Eden, E. E. (2014) Development of a File Tracking System for Tertiary Institutions. In: EDULEARN 2014, 7-9 July 2014, Barcelona, Spain.

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Abstract

Large volumes of data are usually generated in most institutions of learning today. Locating files among tons of others can thus be tedious and time-consuming process for administrative as well as academic staff of such institutions. The aim of this paper is to develop and deploy an Electronic File Tracking System (EFTS) to improve productivity amongst Core administrative personnel. The EFTS developed in this paper is a web application that is able to manage the creation, and movement of files from desk to desk of personnel who work on them. The system was developed with open source software after establishing vital functional and non-functional requirements and detailed workflows. Files, such as, reports, decisions, requests, reminders can be processed and tracked by the system in real-time. Furthermore, the system helps in online tracking and provides location information. The system is interactive and usable and able to improve file management and productivity in University administrative operations.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Mr Adewole Adewumi
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2015 17:11
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2015 17:11
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/5567

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