Implementation of Information and Communication Technology in Islamic University of Indonesia
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This paper was aimed to analyze the implementation of information and communication technology in Islamic University of Indonesia, Yogyakarta. This paper analyzes the initiation, development, and adoption of such technology in the Islamic University of Indonesia as a case study. Literature review was conducted to historically analyze the university’s attempt in integrating technology to the academic sphere, its achievements, and the challenges it faced ahead and the ways it can overcome it. The result indicates that the university was among the pioneering institution in technology adoption in Indonesia. Its investment in information system since late 1990s has created many advantages for its students, lecturers, employees, and parents to engage in academic activities. Although, being pioneering in many aspects of technological application, the university’s capacity in maintaining its technology up grading is in need of improvement. This improvement requires further investment in software and human resource.