Experts to Discuss Data Collaboration, Cybersecurity

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Emma Okonji

The Cyberspace Network Limited in conjunction with IBM has put together a one-day hands-on workshop, where they will discuss data consolidation and cybersecurity.

The workshop themed, ‘Data Consolidation and Harnessing: The Foundation and Sustenance of National Development,’ will hold next week in Abuja.

Cyberspace is a business partner of IBM with specialisations in Server and Storage Systems.
Addressing the press on the workshop, the Chief Marketing Officer Cyberspace Network Limited, Mr. Olusola Bankole said, “At workshop, we will be showing participants how developed nations are driving national development with data.”

The workshop will draw participants from all industry verticals viz public sector, conglomerates and logistics, financial services, higher institutions of learning, telcos and multinationals. According to Bankole, “Arguably, big data, as it is referred today because of the size and technology involved, remains the next frontier for innovation, competitive advantage, and productivity. And it is creating new revenue opportunities across nearly every industry.”

While explaining the significance of big Data, Bankole said: “it is no news that insight gained from data is driving the biggest nations of the world and engendering monumental innovative result across industries. In banking and retail businesses, insight from data is used to better understand customer behaviour and preferences.
“In public Infrastructure, it is used to fuel smart cities. In healthcare, it is used to better understand and predict disease pattern and find new cures”.

Cyberspace has attained the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) level 3 certification. The CMMI is a software development process improvement approach, which has become the standard for measuring an organization’s capability to apply a process based methodology to software development.

Prior to the Level 3 Certification, Cyberspace has developed, implemented and supporting countless number of business applications.

According to Bankole, CMMI helps to integrate traditionally separate organisational functions, set process improvement goals and priorities, provide guidance for quality processes, and provide a point of reference for appraising current processes.