Productivity is essential in today’s world. A leading technology company, Microsoft Nigeria has introduced some set of productivity tools to assist non-profit organisations and individuals as part of its empowerment programme. As part of its commitment to this goal, the company recently conducted a Customer Immersion Experience (CIE) for four non-profit organizations on the use of the productivity tools.
In a statement issued by the management of the company, it stated that the initiative is a continuation of its effort to equip non-profits organisations with tools to aid their productivity
It stated: “Before now, Microsoft empowers non-profits organisations with Microsoft productivity tools with an intention to equip them with the necessary tools that will aid their productivity, hence the introduction of a Customer Immersion Experience (CIE), to aid the utilization of these tools.”
Speaking on the program, Citizenship Manager, Microsoft Nigeria, Olusola Amusan, disclosed that the company is innovating in so many ways to solve the basic challenges that mankind faces with the use of technology.
He said: “The Microsoft Customer Immersion Experience (CIE) is a hands-on introduction to Microsoft’s suite of productivity tools. A true-to-life user experience, CIE takes you through everyday organization situations, such as working remotely, analyzing data and collaborating with co-workers; and lets you see how Microsoft products make it all easy, convenient yet secure.”
Some of the participants at the event include Junior Chamber International (JCI) Nigeria, Paradigm initiative Nigeria, The Future Project and Nigeria Leadership Initiative, left equipped with the Windows 10 and various apps on Office 365 i.e. Skype for Business, Yammer, One Note, Delve, Sway, among others.
Commenting on the programme, Digital Media Manager, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria, Olamide Egbayelo, applauded the technology company on the initiative, stating that it was an experience worth the while.
He said: “It’s been a productive meeting and I am glad I came. I have learnt some products that I never knew existed like the Delve and Sway. I really look forward to utilizing this software in enhancing productivity in my workplace, and also to reach out and teach others NGOs. This way, the tech for good initiatives can be embraced.”
Meanwhile, the management of the company has unveiled plans to bring on board over a hundred Non-profits which will be invited to register for the Tech4Good day where even more tools offered by the technology giant will be showcased.
It stated: “Office 365″ is the yearly subscription plan that include access to Microsoft Office applications and other productivity services that are enabled over the Internet i.e. cloud services, such as Skype for Business web conferencing and Exchange Online hosted email for business, and additional online storage with OneDrive for Business and Skype minutes for home.”