TFESS open data training for individuals and organisations: Register now

The Future Enterprise Support Scheme (TFESS) will be holding a 2-day Open Data Hangout scheduled to hold September 1st and 2nd, 2016.

Data is changing the face of business and availability of good data is of utmost importance in our economy. This training aims to ensure that Nigeria’s data is as open, discoverable and usable as possible in hopes of fostering greater participation.

Open data, is a very important resource that is largely untapped. Many individuals, business owners, government agencies and organisations collect a broad range of different types of data in order to perform their tasks.

This training will equip our participants with skills they will need on how to source for data and make it available to the public for various use. Open data can also help participants make better decisions in life, enable them be more active in society, improve transparency, democratic control, self-empowerment, Innovation and more.

Experienced professionals who will guide them include:

Babajide Ogunsanwo (Director, The FactBox Company)

Atiku Samuel (Research Lead, BudgIT)

Onaimo Precious (Head of Software Development, Software Throttle Nig Ltd)

Courses include: Getting data, Introduction to R, Data analysis, Regression Model Overview, Data mining.

Limited seats available. Register now to confirm your interest.

Date: September 1-2, 2016.

Location: Lagos, Nigeria.

For more information, call Jeffrey Okolo on 08022226712 or mail [email protected] with subject as Open Data.

Registration ends on August 31, 2016.

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