DICTS

Directorate of Information and Communication Technology Services (DICTS)

DICTS (Formerly CCIS/POLYICT) is a support/service department was establish in 2004 (with collaboration from the Belgium government through VVOB) to propel the then Kenya Polytechnic into the modern technological arena through adoption of ICT in management, teaching and learning.
With the ongoing changes taking place within the institution as a result of transition to Technical University, DICTS is also undergoing a metamorphosis to ensure that it remains the driving force in the institution’s transformation. DICTS offers ICT support to management, administrative and academic departments /sections within the institution to ensure that data flows efficiently and machines run reliably. DICTS also works closely with technicians supervising computer laboratories in various departments). All the directorate’s activities are coordinated from the ICT CENTRE, which was established to offer centralized ICT services to the whole Institution.

 

Vision Statement

  • To be the premier provider of innovative, integrative ICT products, solutions and services in of support research and teaching and learning activities

Mission Statement

  • To deploy, support and develop innovative, quality and sustainable ICT solutions and services that meet the dynamic learning, teaching, research and management needs of the University.

Motto

”Keeping the machines running and data flowing”

Core Values

  • Integrity and Social responsibility: We embrace the highest standards of ethical behaviour and transparency of our actions services.
  • Passion - we work with pride, enthusiasm and dedication in all that we do.
  • Respect - we care for our team members, clientele, partners and suppliers with mutual respect and understanding while recognizing the significance of diversity.
  • Communication: ICT ensures communication is open, accurate and timely through information-sharing and engaging in plainly explaining the expected outcomes of ICT services.
  • Teamwork – ICT promotes and supports a diverse, yet unified, team and thus enabling us to work together successfully. Combining the quality and expertise of our staff to deliver optimum solutions.
  • Partnership : The success and delivery of quality products, services and solutions are dependent upon the joint ventures created with all of our internal and external stakeholders. This will ensure that the ICT outputs are directly focused on satisfying the needs of all involved.

Mandate

  • To provide of centralized ICT services for educational, research, commercial, and cultural- social activities through - internet, maintenance, data storage, network infrastructure installation and maintenance, refurbishment of computer labs.

Overall Objectives

  • Facilitate Increase in accessibility to ICT resources
  • Ensure the application of ICT to enhance the quality of learning [Integrate ICT in curriculum]
  • Partnership with stakeholders and other established ICT Bodies
  • Ensure the proper management and maintenance of ICT resources and tools.
  • Facilitate the implementation of communication and information systems for the effective management of the university.
 

Director

Mr. Derrick H. O. Osiro,  Director

Vision Statement
  • To be the premier provider of innovative, integrative ICT products, solutions and services in of support research and teaching and learning activities
Mission Statement

To deploy, support and develop innovative, quality and sustainable ICT solutions and services that meet the dynamic learning, teaching, research and management needs of the University.

Motto
  • ”Keeping the machines running and data flowing”
Mandate

To provide of centralized ICT services for educational, research, commercial, and cultural- social activities through - internet, maintenance, data storage, network infrastructure installation and maintenance, refurbishment of computer labs.


Partners and Linkages

Contacts

Technical University of Kenya
P.O. Box 52428 - 00200
Nairobi- Kenya.
Located along Haile Selassie Avenue
Tel: +254(020) 343672, 2249974, 2251300, 251822, 2250522
Fax: +254(020) 2219689