Rempei Iwata and Sheng-Lun Chen (Rwanda, Horizon Construction) This summer, Rempei and Sheng-Lun spent 10 weeks in Rwanda consulting with Horizon Construction. Rempei and Sheng-Lun Chen worked with their partners to improve the process of equipment management within Horizon Construction's Engineering Equipment Department. In order to increase efficiency of equipment deployment and of monthly revenue reporting, they designed an Equipment Management System that meets the needs of the organization. Furthermore, they built a Unified Monthly Report Format to improve the quality of project management within the company. Click here to see full consulting report!
Fangzheng Tian and Yunlu Cao (Rwanda, Gashora Girls Academy) Fangzheng and Yunlu worked with the Head of School, Peter Thorp, at the Gashora Girls Academic of Science and Technology in Rwanda. They assisted the staff at the Gashora Girls Academy to improve their technology infrastructure. They improved the processing speed of all laptops by evaluating their status and reformatting them to use Deep Freeze. They also collaborated on the implementation of FET Free Time-Tabling Software to aid the Academy in generating class schedules. To ensure the sustainability of their solution, they trained the Dean of Academics on how to use the system. Finally, they enabled the use of Easy Tomato to monit
Qiulu Gong and Terence Lim (Rwanda Agahozo Shalom Youth Village, ASYV) Terence and Qiulu partnered with the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village (ASYV) in Rwanda. During their consulting partnership, they built an integrated Ruby on Rails Student Information System. This provided the staff with a stable and user-friendly system to analyze data and generate reports. The student consultants also surveyed the existing infrastructure in order to improve and upgrade their networks as well as schedule automatic backups of the servers. They also worked with Nicole Ifill, a CMU & TCinGC alumna (2012), to organize a Hackathon Competition in Alice to encourage independent learning of programming, to raise IT
Rintaro Sato and Radford Shiozaki (Philippines, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital) Radford and Rintaro spent their summer in Daet, Phillipines as Student Consultants with Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. They implemented an open source Electronic Medical Record system and customized it using AGILE methods to fit the needs of hospital.
Chen Ding (Palau, Palau Community College) With interests in art and design, Cheng engaged in a consulting partnership with Palau Community College to create a modern new website. The PCC website now supports enhanced functionalities such as course search and allows for distributed content management across the many departments within the organization. As a result of the consulting experience, Cheng experienced huge improvements in her communication and interpersonal skills.
Fachry Oemar (Palau, Palau Community College) Fachry partnered with Palau Community College (PCC) to improve their existing network by implementing a reliable and manageable network topology utilizing a Hierarchical Network Backbone Design. He also researched viable solutions for a more reliable and accessible email system. Google Apps for Education was chosen, configured, and PCC personnel were successfully migrated to it.