New Software Promises Efficient Mgt of Schools’ Processes

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Uchechukwu Nnaike

A Lagos-based information technology and software development company, ATB Techsoft Solutions Limited has unveiled a software that promises to handle all administrative and academic activities in educational institutions with ease and accuracy.

According to the company, the school management system application known as Eduware can be used by institution of any category (primary, secondary and tertiary) and apart from its accuracy, it was also designed to save a lot of time and effort.

Briefing journalists recently in Lagos during the launch of the software, the Chief Executive Officer, Abiodun Atobatele, said Eduware connects each department to the school and the school to the student and/or parent, where necessary, to provide them with information sharing, easy retrieval of information for prompt decision taking and it is user-friendly.

He said the company spent the last seven years developing several software systems through evaluation, design, planning, developing and testing, adding that the product is delivered as a cloud offering leveraging the Microsoft Azure Cloud Service.

“What we have done is to offer software solutions of higher standard and functionality to the market as against what most organisations are purchasing offshore and at a much lower cost. This means Nigerian organisations do not have to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to procure software abroad.

According to him, Eduware can be used for admission, students’ record management, online course registration, course time table management, online test and exams, automated result processing, e-learning, students’ affairs portal, financials, human resource management, online library, online result access, among others.

On the uniqueness of the software, Atobatele said it is cost effective, interactive; it encourages ease of real-time data integration, easy communication between students and teachers, simple user experience, among others.
In her remarks, the Director, Small, Mid-market Solutions and Partners Group, Microsoft Nigeria, Oluwawemimo Adeniyi, emphasised Microsoft’s approach to the cloud, addresses customers’ needs in a differentiated way.

“Our unique approach to the cloud spans three areas that when combined, give customers choice and flexibility with the cloud: enterprise capabilities, hyper-scale cloud infrastructure, and comprehensive hybrid solutions.

“Across these three areas, we bring the benefits of cloud speed, scale and economics. Whether providing customers the tools to solve business problems at cloud scale or helping customers maximize IT investments through hybrid solutions, we are committed to providing customers with the most complete, intelligent cloud to transform their business.”