SAP Africa showcase ICT Partnership for East African Citizens’ Benefit
Platinum Sponsor, SAP, global market leader in enterprise application software, is again demonstrating its ongoing commitment to the development of the East Africa public sector at Connected Kenya by showcasing world-class technology and services to assist the government of East Africa become both efficient and innovative while delivering world-class services to citizens.
Speakers at the event include Andrew Waititu, SAP MD, East Africa, who gave the keynote address. He covered the importance of sustainable, value driven investments in ICT that will focus on digital transformation as a pillar of economic growth.
At the summit, SAP Africa will also be demonstrating various new and innovative technology solutions, all of which can significantly improve the lives of Kenyan citizens. “Leveraging world-class technology; SAP Africa is committed to partner collaboratively with both central government and the counties to help them prosper and improve the lives of all citizens,” commented Waititu.
Titled: ‘Challenges to counties moving from recurrent expenditure to creating real value to their citizens’, SAP Africa’s Head of Public Sector, Agnes Gathaiya, will also be delivering a plenary presentation on County ICT Roadmaps. The presentation will also feature how several counties around Kenya are managing to develop effective technology roadmaps. Having worked with several counties, SAP Africa has identified recurring themes and restraints preventing many of these counties from achieving their mandate. The presentation will explore what possibilities and benefits innovative technologies can offer to counter some of these challenges.
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