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BCC receives int’l innovation of excellence award for e-service bus

| Updated: July 31, 2022 09:30:25

BCC receives int’l innovation of excellence award for e-service bus

Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) has achieved the innovation of excellence award titled “The Open Group India Awards 2022” for the national e-service bus.

Tarique M Barkatullah, director, BCC received the award on behalf of his organisation at a virtual ceremony on Wednesday.

The fourth edition of the awards was attended by finalists, winners, jury, and industry peers worldwide.

Confirming the matter, Tarique M. Barkatullah told the FE that it was a matter of huge pride and recognition that Bangladesh won the international awards.

The BCC received the award for the innovation and excellence in the use of open standards and open source, he added.

The BCC, which is a statutory body under the Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology, is contributing a lot to encouraging and providing support for ICT related activities, formulating national ICT strategy and policy, creating standards and specifications of ICT tools for government organisations according to their necessity, working for human resource development in ICT sector.

Steve Nunn, president and CEO, The Open Group said the BCC gets this award for a developing service bus for e-Service delivery.

With various awareness workshops, twenty -five services have been integrated with the service bus, he pointed out. 

 “The solution defined is based on the TOGAF® standard adopting open source application and saving cost. With the development of service delivery bus, BCC has set an example which can be repeated for more such buses to cater to multiple services”, he said.

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