Microsoft Azerbaijan talks about plans, prospects for ICT development
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 28
By Sadraddin Agjayev – Trend:
Presently, there is a great shortage of competent personnel worldwide, Chief manager of Microsoft Azerbaijan company Gachay Mirzayev said in an interview with Trend.
Mirzayev was speaking about the plans and prospects of the company in the development of information and communication technologies in the country.
“Azerbaijan is not an exception in this regard,” the chief manager said. “This is related to the latest technologies, the introduction of artificial intelligence and other innovations.”
“Azerbaijan has recently taken successful steps to improve this situation and motivate specialists in the non-oil sector and develop this sphere in Azerbaijan,” Mirzayev added. “We support Azerbaijan’s policy and are ready to contribute to the growth of qualified local specialists.”
“From March 2, we plan to launch the Internship program in ten spheres together with our partners and customers,” the chief manager said. “It is all absolutely free and beneficial for all participants. The companies will receive competent employees while graduate students will find suitable jobs. The details about the project can be reviewed here https://aka.ms/s2sonenotefile."
“Until we grow up a sufficient number of qualified specialists in the cutting-edge technology sectors, it will be difficult to achieve success and realize the digital transformation,” Mirzayev said. “We also plan to create a laboratory for artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and a competence center for cloud technologies. For this purpose, we need support from the relevant structures. In this regard, we invite all interested parties to cooperate. Together we can achieve even more success."
Microsoft corporation founded in 1975 by entrepreneurs Bill Gates and Paul Allen is one of the biggest corporations for the production of software for various devices beginning from personal computers and ending with mobile phones. The corporation’s market capitalization exceeded $1 trillion in April 2019.
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