As part of Galaxy Backbone’s (GBB) commitment to develop and enhance the digital Skills of its Stakeholders and Customers, the organization organized a Capacity building programme for members of the Digital Transformation Technical Working Group (DT-TWG).

Speaking at the programme, the Group Head Research, Digital Innovation & Skills Department (RDIS) at Galaxy Backbone (GBB), Mr. Nasir Suleiman disclosed that the members of the DT-TWG hat attended the programme are drawn from across the Federal Government’s Ministries, Departments & Agencies, stressing that this training, is the first in the series of training GBB is committed to embarking on this year.

Mr. Suleiman noted that the new world of work has prompted that Professionals in organizations are well equipped with digital skills that will enable them to perform their functions adequately within their respective organizations.

While encouraging the participants to take advantage of the huge opportunities the current Digital Economy brings and learn all they can during this programme, he advised them to embrace digital services such as using their official emails to transact their daily assignments.

“We advise you to commit to making use of your official emails and not your personal email in communicating amongst one another. Your Official email is secure and gives you a professional outlook when interacting with local and international Stakeholders, Partners and Clients,” he explained.

At this training, Technical and Service Experts from GBB and the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), took participants on courses ranging from Digital Economy and the Nigerian Federal Public Sector, Use of GOVMAIL (the official government email) for digital communication and Network & Cybersecurity In The Nigerian Public Sector amongst other Digital Service programmes.

The Digital Transformation Technical Working Groups (DT-TWGs), a creation of Minister of Dr. Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications & Digital Economy. The team comprises selected members across Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) that have been tasked to provide digital leadership to their MDAs.

Each DT-TWG in an MDA will comprise of the Director/Head of ICT, a member of the ICT department or unit, and a selected member from some of the following departments/units; finance, procurement, audit, legal, etc. Among others, they will be responsible for the success of digital initiatives/projects of their respective MDAs. GBB as the Digital Infrastructure and shared services provider to Federal Government organizations, play a fundamental role in the development and success of this group hence this training.


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