Microsoft Educates Non- Profits on Effective Productivity Tools


microsoftLeading technology company, Microsoft Nigeria is unrelenting in its commitment to empower every individual and organization on the planet to achieve more. Recently, Microsoft Nigeria conducted a Customer Immersion Experience (CIE) for four Non-profit organizations on the use of the Microsoft productivity tools.

Before now, Microsoft empowers non-profits with Microsoft productivity tools with an intention to equip them with the necessary tools that will aid their productivity, hence the introduction of a Customer Immersion Experience (CIE), to aid the utilization of these tools.

Speaking on the CIE program, Citizenship Manager, Microsoft Nigeria; Olusola Amusan identified that Microsoft is innovating in so many ways to solve the basic challenges that mankind faces with the use of technology. “The Microsoft Customer Immersion Experience (CIE) is a hands-on introduction to Microsoft’s suite of productivity tools. A true-to-life user experience; CIE takes you through everyday organization situations, such as working remotely, analyzing data and collaborating with co-workers; and lets you see how Microsoft products make it all easy, convenient yet secure.”

Some of the participants at the event include Junior Chamber International (JCI) Nigeria, Paradigm initiative Nigeria, The Future Project and Nigeria Leadership Initiative, left equipped with the Windows 10 and various apps on Office 365 i.e. Skype for Business, Yammer, One Note, Delve, Sway amongst others.

Commenting on the programme, Digital Media Manager, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria; Olamide Egbayelo applauded Microsoft on the Customer Immersion Experience (CIE) initiative. “It’s been a productive meeting and I am glad I came, I have learnt some products that I never knew existed like the Delve and Sway. I really look forward to utilizing this software in enhancing productivity in my workplace, and also to reach out and teach others NGOs, this way, the tech for good initiatives can be embraced.”

Also, Microsoft unveiled plans following today’s event, revealing that later in the year, over a hundred Non-profits will be invited to register for the Tech4Good day where even more tools offered by the technology giant will be showcased.

“Office 365” is the yearly subscription plan that include access to Microsoft Office applications and other productivity services that are enabled over the Internet i.e. cloud services, such as Skype for Business web conferencing and Exchange Online hosted email for business, and additional online storage with OneDrive for Business and Skype minutes for home.