20 December 2012

Liberia: GAC Establishes IT Operations Department

As part of the General Auditing Commission(GAC) institutional desire to uphold a vibrant audit service, the Commission has created a new section, known as the Department of IT Operations. According to a GAC press release, it is headed by a professional software engineer, Mrs. Mariama Kaba-Marshall.

The IT Operation seeks to broaden the scope of the existing IT Unit at the GAC. It also provides the opportunity where activities of the IT Unit can be centralized in a more friendly and responsive manner. The Department of IT Operations seeks to centralize basic information surrounding the activities of the General Auditing commission both internally and externally.

The IT Operations Department is a reliable infrastructure unit of the General Auditing Commission that makes communication accessible, secure, reliable and faster. The IT Operations Department is also intended to make the work of the GAC more accessible and friendly in terms of getting work done faster through technology.

The new IT Operations focus point is to link the GAC with other financial institutions seeking basic information from the General Auditing Commission. The IT Operations Department serves as a nerve point of the General Auditing Commission in protecting all of its documents in case of damaged or power failure.

Mrs. Mariam Kaba -Marshall is a professional software Engineer with vast international experience. She holds a Master Degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering. She's a former employee at the Albany Medical Center (AMC) where she served as IT Specialist and Project Manager. Mrs. Marshall has worked with several international banking institutions as IT software Developer.

Mrs. Marshall also served as Performance Engineer of General Electric, GE, and Senior Soft ware Engineer at the Bank of America.

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