In a bid to strengthen data management in Africa, the Institute of Information Management (IIM) has inked a partnership deal with the Data Management University, USA.
The partnership, according to Dr. Oyedokun Ayodeji Oyewole, President/Chairman of the governing council of IIM-Africa, is geared towards effective data governance in Africa, as data governance strategy becomes more essential for the survival and sustenance of government and businesses owing to the increasing importance of data, imposition of various data regulations coupled with sudden COVID-19 Pandemic.
“As part of the Institute of Information Management (IIM) Africa’s commitments towards ensuring global best practices, lessons learned, compliance, competence, research, standards and certification in the field of data and information management/governance, has entered into a long-term partnership to bring the finest data management training to our industry across Africa, as we officially announce our professional alliance with the DataManagementU.com.” he announced.
Dr. Oyedokun also disclosed that the alliance is expected to provide members of the Institute and other professionals across Africa, high standards, internationally-recognized learning, education and certification.
He also stressed that the need to ensure that the right policies, processes, technology, and people are in place to effectively manage the organization’s data while complying with legal and regulatory requirements cannot be overemphasized.
In a similar reaction, David Marco, President EWSolutions stated “We have truly enjoyed getting to know IIM Africa. I believe that working with wonderful people is the key to a great partnership. We are very excited to work with you and your team as well.”
The Institute of Information Management (IIM) Africa is the premiere International Information Management Professional Institute, with head office in Denver, Colorado USA. IIM Africa is a registered Nonprofit Corporation under the law of Colorado, USA with assigned entity identification number 20181786160, and chapters in Africa, Europe & Asia.