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  • Implementing Alfresco, Dspace & Koha ILS for JKF - In 2017, Busara Core Solutions began implementing Alfresco EDMS, Dspace e-repository and Koha ILS for Jomo Kenyatta Foundation (JKF) The training was quite interactive and here are some of the photos
  • The coffee ceremony at EIT, Asmara - Eritrea Implementing Koha ILS for EIT – Asmara - Eritrean Institute of Technology (EIT) main campus is located about 20Kms from the Capital of Eritrea Asmara in Mai-Nefhi. Indeed, another name for the institution is Mai-Nefhi College. With over 5000 students, distributed in 3 colleges, the institution is the focal training center for Science and Technology related courses in ...
  • Why Alfresco ECM Rocks - Alfresco is the solution and alternative for Enterprise Content Management Systems (ECM). While content has been growing tremendously at an average of 100% per annum, growth of content management systems has been slow. With Alfresco, the game has changed. Alfresco offers a comparatively low cost, easy to adopt and easy ...
  • Who Uses Alfresco ECM? - A wide range of organizations and business ranging from private sector to public, non-governmental and multinationals have adopted Alfresco ECM as their solution to manage enterprise content and collaborate. Academia: Universities, Colleges and Schools including chartered, private and public. Examples: University of Wits - SA, The New York Philharmonic, Havard ...
  • Overcoming the Records Management Nightmare - This is an actual image taken at the Kenya judiciary registry. Officials are sorting out job application letters for purposes of shortlisting candidates. It looks messy, but this is just a tip of the iceberg. Records Management in Kenya and the region generally, is a nightmare in both the public ...
  • Who is Using Koha? - More than 1000 libraries are using Koha, including academic, public, school and special libraries, in Africa, Australia, Canada, USA, France, India and, of course, New Zealand. Along with a committed team of programmers its development is steered by a growing community of libraries collaborating to achieve their technology Some Libraries ...
  • Why Choose Koha? - I have been asked many times why many Libraries especially, academic and public, are moving to Koha Integrated Library System. It is difficult to give a clear answer because different libraries have different needs and requirements. However from a general perspective, Koha has many capabilities that make it rock. Originally ...
  • Circumventing EOF error to extract data from your tarball - You have one time or the other compressed your data into an archive for purposes of storage or portability. I do it myself often for purposes of backup. tar.gz is my most popular tarball for this purpose, because it is more compact and in my own opinion easier to handle ...
  • Migrating Kenya Polytechnic to Koha ILS - Busara Core Solutions has completed migrating Kenya Polytechnic University College -Library from Polymis to Koha. Although everything went down well as planned, it was all not an easy ride moving the old data to Koha. I encountered some challenges in the process of converting the data files from .ODB to ...
  • Busara CS Team - Benson Mugambi  has over six years experience on Information systems development, implementation and support, Benson Mugambi is part of Busara Core Solutions technical team and a Director of Operations. He is a member of  Koha Kenya Community, and has helped automate more than 6 major libraries in East Africa. He ...