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5 Functions of Institute Of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON)

Here in this post, we are going to discuss 5 functions of Institute of software practitioners of Nigeria. We hope this post is useful to you.

As far as I know, the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria is a professional organization. Although, the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria is non-profit making organization, the organization was established in the year, 1999.

The Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria was formed with a particular purpose in the hearts of those who founded the organization that is why some specific functions were assigned to the organization.

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5 Functions of Institute Of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON)
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Among the numerous functions of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria, was that of engendering and promoting trade in software in Nigeria.

Besides the promotion of trade in software, the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria was also formed for the promotion of research, relating to software technology.

Over the years however, the activities of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria have made the Institute, a major point of reference, when it comes to software industry in Nigeria. Now we will be looking at the functions of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria.

What Are Functions Of The Institute Of Software Practitioners Of Nigeria?

In every organization, there are a set of functions assigned to the organization to help the organization drives its mandate towards fulfilling the very purpose for which, the organization was established.

Nevertheless. In this article, I will be discussing some of the functions of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria. Below are its functions:

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1. Institute Of Software Practitioners Of Nigeria Promotes Software Technology And Research

Promotion of Software technology, and promotion of research in Nigeria remained one of the functions of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria.

Every organization that that intends to fly and make headway in its business must promotes its business, and advertises its business within the jurisdiction of its influence, and so does the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria.

The major aim and object of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria is to make sure that, it works, whichever way it can to promote technology, and also promotes research.

The research work promoted by the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria must has a direct relations to software development, and other aspects of technology, provided it helps in driving the mandate of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria.

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2. Promotes and Supports Nigerian Trade Interest and Exportation

It will interest us to know that, one of the functions of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria is in the area of supporting the interests of Nigerian trade.

How does the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria support trade interests in Nigeria? The Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria does this by way of promoting exportation business in Nigeria, that is, where the Nigerian made products are being exported to other countries of the world.

In this case, we are talking about the promotion of exportation of Software products that are made in Nigeria, and other services to the international markets.

However, this is achieve, when the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria developed what I called ‘good trade relations’ with other countries of the world. Besides this, they have to also develop contacts with exporters for exportation of Nigerian made products and services.

3. Encourages Studies In Widely Understood Computing Terminology

Very importantly, one primary function of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria is that, they do encouraged studies, where there are possibilities of incorporating Nigerian languages into broadly understood terminology in computing.

Any study, provided it is Nigerian language, that may perhaps, helps in making computing terminology more and well understood by Nigerians is encouraged by the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria.

In encouraging studies that incorporate Nigerian languages for better understanding of computing terminology, the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria hopes to ensure that, it raises the profile of Nigeria in the area of Software world.

The Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria also thinks that, by encouraging such studies for widely understanding of computing terminology by Nigerians, it will also help in the integration of Nigeria into the software technology fabric.

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4. Collaborates With United Nations And Other Related Agencies For The Purpose Of Attracting Software Research:

Another primary function of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria is in the area of collaborating with other agencies, in order to make sure that, it attracts research in software for the purpose of bringing in some level of developmental projects into Nigeria.

The Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria involves in the process of making sure that, it sought for supports and collaboration from renowned agencies, for instance, the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria do go about seeking such supports from the United Nations UN, that is, it does that right from where these is top hierarchy in the United Nations.

The Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria normally appealed to the United Nations, asking them for supports and collaboration.

In fact, the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria do go as far as, meeting other relevant agencies, all for the purpose of seeking for supports and collaboration.

Once succeeding, the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria will attracts research in software thus, bringing in developmental projects into the country.

5. Encourages Educators In Developing Innovative Techniques In Training Programmes

Another primary function of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria is this one. The encouragement of educators in the area of developing innovative techniques in education and training programmes.

This actually ties to another major aim of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria, which of course, is for the purpose of ensuring that, the Nigerian Software, including technology education allows students in this area to acquire quality training in this area, such that will help them or make them compete favourably, with equal footing at a world class level.

This is one reason, why the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria will not derail in encouraging educators in this area to endeavour to develop those innovative techniques in its education programmes and training programmes in order to meet the object mentioned above.

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Conclusion

The Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria was formed with a particular purpose in the hearts of those who founded the organization that is why some specific functions, as discussed above, were assigned to the organization.

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