TECH4ALL: Empowering Developers To Empower Communities

ByGary Maidment

November 27, 2019

Gary Maidment

Huawei’s digital inclusion initiative TECH4ALL aims to ensure that the benefits of digital technology reach everyone.

In the context of the three priorities of TECH4ALL — skills, technology, and applications — tech influencers Dr. Craig Brown and Marsha Collier talk about some of the initiative’s aims and achievements since its launch in early 2019.

Applications: Creating A Strong Developer Ecosystem

TECH4ALL aims to empower ecosystems and help developers create more applications for different communities and industries.

Dr. Craig Brown explains how Huawei’s developer ecosystem and partnership approach can enable developers to create apps like TrackAI that can in turn empower people – in this case, the visually impaired.

Click the link to also learn about Huawei’s Developer 2.0 initiative.

Skills: Filling the ICT Talent Gap

TECH4ALL seeks to frame partnerships with local governments, communities, and other sectors to enhance the digital skills of all of society.

Marsha Collier talks about what Huawei is doing to make up for the shortfall in skills that is affecting the ICT industry, especially in the areas of data science and AI. In the US alone, for example, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be a million more jobs available in computing than applicants who can fill them by 2020.

Read more about the Huawei ICT Academy and the Huawei ICT competition for students from around the world.  

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