Strategic Business Techspace (SBT), an artificial Intelligence company, has trained more than 200 youths in emerging technologies, to boost the growth of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Africa economy, particularly in Nigeria.
The Company, in partnership with an award-winning organization in Conversational artificial intelligence, embarked on training of individuals and organizations to boost Nigerian economy in particular.
Chief Technical Officer, Strategic Business Techspace (SBT), Mr. David Mba, said on Saturday that the training was part of the company’s commitment to the growth of emerging technologies in Africa.
Our correspondent reports that SBT had organized its fourth edition of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things(1OT) Summit, with the theme ‘Emerging Technologies and Innovations in Africa by Africans’.
Mba said at the summit that the trainings had been in various form from bootcamp for students as well as trainings for individuals and organizations.
He said that the training was part of the company’s objectives of achieving a digital literate population in Africa and Nigeria in particular.
According to him, the training will still be organized, especially the bootcamp, until the objective of achieving a relatively digital economy is achieved.
SBT is committed to contributing to the growth of emerging technologies and innovation space in Africa.
‘’The benefits of the summit and training include individual’s learning of emerging technologies that evolve and change business and workplace narratives.
‘’It availed organizations opportunity to measure their digital strategy through Gartner’s Digital Execution Score Card,’’ he said.
Mbah however emphasized that there was no specific number of people targeted for the training but as long as the opportunity became available.
While speaking on the summit, Mba said that participants were able to showcase their products and services across African audiences.
The CTO said there was award of indigenous innovation leveraging emerging technologies.
He said that the awardees of the Emerging Technology Drivers Awards ETDA include Amanda platform and Architect Emerging Technologies.