Technical experts have been called upon to develop sustainable solutions that will serve different economic sectors in the country.
The call was made in Lagos at the fourth anniversary of Walure Capital, themed, Walure Tech Connect 23.
Managing Director, Walure Capital, Samuel Adeleye, speaking on the importance of leveraging technology for business growth, advised SMEs to adopt sustainable strategies and leverage technology for operational efficiency in their businesses.
He stated that technology-driven products, like IPOS, offer retail and SMEs businesses benefits, especially in terms of operational efficiency and scalable opportunities to grow their businesses.
“With IPOS, which we recently launched, retail and SMEs can take stock level, automatically apply tax to taxable goods, track products, product history, top performing products, customer’s purchase history, generate invoices, and store all information for future purpose, using a cloud-based technology.”
President, Association of Senior Staff of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions (ASSBIFI), Olusoji Oluwole, called on technology experts to adopt problem-solving strategies to build sustainable programmes.
Head of Product and Tech Innovation, ALAT, Solomon Ayodele, emphasised the need for developers to show integrity and be able to prove the worthiness of what is being developed.
Speaking on challenges faced by innovative companies, CEO, AFEN Blockchain group, Deborah Ojengbede, stated that a lot of innovative start-ups face regulatory and resource limitations.
“The regulatory clime is not usually in favour of startups; policies and policy implementers. There is also the problem of resources, which is not majorly finance but having the required skill sets,” she said.