Microsoft Nigeria hosts a Digital Government Conference to highlight the leveraging of Microsoft technologies in digital transformation for the public sector.
The digital government conference was on the theme “Empowering Digital Government to share latest innovative technology trends and government solutions. With emphasis on Microsoft’s Technology platform to improve the capabilities of government within Nigeria”.
The event held in Abuja was in cooperation with the Nigeria Communications Commission and Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency.
Some of the subjects of discussion during the event included Transforming Government Services digitally and Security of Government data. Also there was a review on how Nigeria is doing against global and regional trends when it comes to digital transformation.
Digital Transformation for the government is about making the government more accessible, efficient and transparent to people.
Microsoft Nigeria’s general manger Aikin Banuso, speaking at the event shared on Microsoft’s commitment towards digital transformation of the public sector.
He said Digital transformation has become the bedrock of most economies in the 21st century. Microsoft is uniquely driving the adoption across key strata of national development. Digital Transformation for the government is about making the government more accessible, efficient and transparent to people. It is also about unlocking insights from data. By understanding the data, government organizations can realize and increase the value of their information through digital transformation.