CWG Plc Opens Innovation Hub for Software Developers in Lagos
In a bid to create an environment that will engender creative thinking and attract Millennials, leading innovative technology solutions provider, CWG Plc has launched the CWG Innovation Hub in its precincts in Lekki, Lagos. The Innovation Hub will house the company’s Software Development Team.
According to a statement on the company’s LinkedIn page, “The CWG Innovation hub matches world-class standards in terms style, finesse, and creativity with the main aim being to provide quality work spaces for the Tech-Engineering team to create innovative solutions. This further strengthens our commitment towards developing and deploying home-grown solutions to enable growth in major aspects of the economies of countries where we operate and Africa at large.”
The CWG Innovation Hub was commissioned by the Chief Executive Officer, CWG Plc, Mr James Agada who led the and the Group Chief Operating Officer, Kunle Ayodeji. The hub has been designed to offer comfort to techies and allow for a balanced psychological state for its work force.
About CWG Plc
CWG Plc (Computer Warehouse Group Plc) is a leading provider of Information, and Communication Technology solutions services across West, Central, and Eastern Africa. CWG is also a leading cloud services provider, enabling Africa’s SMEs to exploit cloud services for commerce and management.
Through her diverse portfolio of solutions, CWG PLC, an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, enables customers to plan, architect, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide efficiencies for tomorrow’s competitive landscape.
As the foremost enabler of business in her countries of operation, her technology powers more than 80% of businesses in the financial industry and more than 50% of the telecoms industry in Nigeria –the largest economy in Africa. CWG was named a World Economic Forum Global Growth Company (WEF-GGC) at the 2014 WEF Africa.
Techies, here we go!
This move by CWG Plc indicates the realization by blue-chip companies that adapting their working environment to suit millennials as a key to talent acquisition and productivity. The truth is that Millennials are here to stay. Research shows that they are likely to make up over 50% of the working population by 2020, and 75% by 2025. So, the earlier companies begin to tinker their corporate culture to suit this generation, the better.
We think that CWG is on the right path to becoming one of the best places to work in Nigeria.
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