ISPON drums support for software developers, seeks new policies
the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON), has rallied round developers in the country with a call on the Federal Government to create a more conducive environment for business development.
Software engineering institute holds key to Nigeria’s regeneration
The weakness of the economic recovery in Nigeria raises questions about the ability of all the fiddling by economic managers to underpin the economy.
Practitioners allege FG’s neglect, $10 billion software importation
Software practitioners are currently angered by the perceived neglect of the sub-sector by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
Stakeholders say N3m intervention fund for software development paltry
Information and communications technology stakeholders have described the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) N3million intervention...
‘Nigeria’s ICT industry is yet to exist’
Dr. YELE OKEREMI is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Precise Financial System (PFS). Okeremi, who is also the President, Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON,) spoke with ADEYEMI ADEPETUN on how the firm has weathered the Nigerian storm in the last 25 years. According to him, Nigeria’s ICT industry is yet to exist, going…
Building viable software ecosystem through collaboration
Software is a key enabler of technological innovation; societies that understand this and play in developing it are today enjoying the huge benefits that come with it. India for instance generates greater percentage of its foreign earning from software development which is higher than what some countries with mineral resources generate from such resources. For…
Fintech to celebrate achievements
To celebrate Fintech achievements and opportunities with focus on funds and payments, capital markets, insurance innovations, block chain and cyber security, the world’s attention will be on the city of Lagos as it hosts the Lagos Fintech Week in October. Dr. Yele Okeremi, chairman of organizing committee, said: “Each day we will focus on a…
Nigeria needs chief information officer at the presidency, says Yele Okeremi
Dr. Yele Okeremi, the president of Institute of Software Practitioner of Nigeria (ISPON), in this interview with ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, spoke on the need for the country to have a chief information officer (CIO) at the Presidency, He also disclosed plans by the body of software practitioners to engage the startup community among other issues. Excerpts…
Value of unlicensed software in Nigeria drops to $123 million
Usage value of unlicensed software in Nigeria appears to be plummeting; this is going by the latest statistics from the Business Software Alliance (BSA).The report obtained by The Guardian on Monday, the June edition, with the title: Software Management: Security Imperative, Business Opportunity....
Angst as foreign software gulp $20bn from Nigeria
Dr. Yele Okeremi, new president, Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) has warned that Nigeria cannot continue to snub indigenous development, insisting that the wealth of any nation depends majorly on human capital that is well harnessed.