Nigeria: Microsoft CEO Seeks Policies to Cushion Covid-19 Impact

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The Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft, Mr. Satya Nadella has stressed the need for organisations to build critical infrastructure and to leverage technology in addressing the negative effect of COVID-19 on businesses.
Nadella, in a recent email he sent to all Microsoft employee, assured them of the willingness of Microsoft to continue to provide critical infrastructure for the communities where it operates and encouraged them to use such infrastructure to better their communities, especially at this period of COVID-19 crisis.
He stressed the need for critical infrastructure development in the areas of healthcare, communication, education, security, among others.

According to him, “Microsoft technology solution in healthcare is being used for telemedicine, enabling user-intuitive solutions to share data and access critical information. St. Luke’s University Health Network in Pennsylvania and other health institutions across the globe are using Teams to video chat with patients most vulnerable to COVID-19.
“Last week, we released a new Power Platform template to help customers share information and collaborate during a crisis, and it has already been installed by more than 2,000 customers around the world. Global universities have created interactive dashboard to visualize and track COVID-19 cases in real time.

“All the data collected are available …

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