Country Director attends The High Level ICT Conferences

Gambia Country Director for Computer Frontiers Inc., Mr. Poncelet Ileleji attended The “High Level Conference on Data Revolution” in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on March 27th to 28th, 2015.  The African Data Revolution, a side event of the 8th AU-ECA Conference of Ministers, culminated the Africa Data Consensus.  The co-organizers of this event were the African Union Commission (AUC), the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the African Development Bank (AfDB), and UN Development Program (UNDP).  This conference highlighted the importance of innovative technologies and disaggregated data for decision-making throughout Africa.

Mr. Ileleji partook in discussions by stakeholders in the Data Revolution Conference, organized by the Web Foundation and other partners.  He stated in his remarks that Computer Frontiers maintains IT security and data integrity in our use of ICT as a tool of service delivery in Africa focusing on Call/Contact Center Solutions, Frontier Travel Visa Services, Health Informatics and more.

According to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, (UNECA) the African Data Revolution is the shift in the way data is employed on development decision-making with an emphasis on building a culture of usageAt the Conference, key actions from the Africa Data Consensus were discussed, including ideas around developing an inclusive data ecosystem, constructing civil registration systems, and improving data collection, analysis and usage.  Overall, the panel discussions emphasized the call for a broad data ecosystem that includes the entire value chain driven by national priorities through the Fundamental Principle of Official Statistics.

In addition, Mr. Ilelji also attended The Global Conference on Cyberspace, which took place on April 15th to 17th 2015, in The Hague, Netherlands.  The GCCS 2015 promotes international stability in cyber domains and develops safe ways to do business.  African states are now at various stages of developing their cyber security strategy, and Mr. Ilelji is ensuring Africa is engaged helping, Computer Frontiers protect our client companies from threats to their data and privacy through innovative cyber security technologies.