By Peter Egwuatu
With its bullish holds of over 100 stockbrokersâ€™ automation across African capital market, Programos Software Limited, an indigenous software development and an ISO-registered company in the Nigerian ICT industry has offered bail out software products to the stockbroking firms struggling to survive the recession period.
It was noted that in the past years Programos has trained over 100 graduates from diverse disciplines freely on special ICT education with strategic adaptation to capital market operations and supplied them to fill up the manpower challenges prevalent in the capital market under its corporate social responsibility programmes.
Speaking to no fewer than 40 Ceos of stockbroking firms recently in a free customer forum to unveil special recession bonanza ICT services in his training school, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Programos Software, Mr Amos Emmanuel told the capacity audience that there was need for stockbroking firms to enforce the best practice features of its innovative INTEGRA 2000+ and INTEGRA.WEBSTONE software in their day-to-day activities without any compromise to complement the effect of the on-going banking and other economic reforms in the country. He warned that the day of trust is over.
Companies executives need to enforce sets of re-engineered business processes and risk control features in the software – by this threats are put under control of mandatory reaction to set rules as configured in the software with sufficient exceptions for the recommended internal control unit to function in security survivability.
In the forum aimed on how best to integrate robust ICT products in capital market operation, Amos Emmanuel who has been preaching made-in-Nigeria products to both capital and money market operators in the country noted with optimism that the companyâ€™s products offerings have the state-of-art technology standardization to compete with foreign brands.
While warning on security issues and offering leadership solutions them, he said that the companyâ€™s products offerings including capital market e-business software, cheap online hosting, advanced KYC implementation, customer image capturing and biometrics services, cheap quality training programmes, e-document management services, capital market e-Security services, outsourcing for Payroll Management, among others have continued to make in-roads in the Nigeria market and the rest of African sub-region.
According to him, Programos Software will not relent in its effort to integrating IT with business strategy for its numerous customers. â€œWe are the designers of the household multiple award winning online INTEGRA 2000+ Software for depository-based capital market operations.
We service over 100 Stockbrokers in Nigeria . We now offer International Best Practice Share Registry Software to registrar companies across Africa as well offer Stock Exchange consultancy services, including e-Government Solutions, Equity Research Solutions, Quality Management System, Strategic ICT and Management Training.
This recession bonanza is a confirmation to the market operators that we are and on behalf of the ICT sector still strongly behind their success even in a recession.â€
Meanwhile, a cross section of the participants who have been using the companyâ€™s products commended Programos Software products as a result of its robust nature
â€œWe have been using Programos Software for over 10 years. We have no regrets using Programosâ€™ INTEGRA.WEBSTONE software which is more reliable. We will continue to patronize Programos â€œMs. Ify R. Ejezie, Managing Director, Cashville Investment & Securities Limited told newsmen shortly after the forum which Alh. Kasimu Kurfi , MD /CEO Apt Securities Limited, Mr Balogun Adeola MD/CEO Harmony Securities Limited, Alh. Yussufu Moddibo, MD/CEO, Tiddo Securities Limited, Alh. Atiku Kafaru, MD/CEO, Camry Securities Limited and other participants also rated the forum as very high in terms of educational content, timeliness, quality of dispatch and respect for steadfast thinking out of the box of the Programos boss ahead of the market for the stockbrokers.