World’s leading technological organization, Microsoft is due to harness Ghana’s human technological resources and aimed at leading a technological explosion that according to them would skyrocket Ghana’s development.
Abou Conde, head of Microsoft Community in Ghana, and a multiple award winning professional with over 70 Microsoft international certification, made this known in an exclusive interview with Newslinegh.com, at their office in Accra.
He said, Microsoft has trained several technological professionals who have come together to form a ‘Microsoft Community’ aimed at triggering technological revolution in Ghana.
According to him, lack of mentorship in Ghana is one of the disincentives to learning and advancing in technology, that’s why the Microsoft Community have over 600 membership in Ghana, who are well accomplished technological professionals to take inspiration from.
He indicated that most of Ghana’s problems such as flooding and other perennial issues could be solved with technology such as Mixed Reality in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
He said the real technology such as cloud competing, security and the major ones are what should be of concern to Ghanaians and abreast with.
These, according to him can be use to trigger the technological advancement needed to propel Ghana.
According to him, Ghana is blessed with technological brains who can catapult the country to a higher technological heights, but have been neglected for some reasons.
He said they have been overlooked over the years, whiles policy makers and successive governments are also resorting to the outside world for technological services.
He therefore called on governments and policy makers to pay more attention to these individuals with technological insights, and give them the opportunity to contribute to the nation to attach some level of importance to Ghana’s technological advancement.
Source: Frederick E. Aggrey/www.newslinegh.com