Digital Transformation

Competition launched in 5G, Internet of Things and AT in Egypt

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), in collaboration with Ericsson, has launched a competition on the uses of 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), and Assistive Technology (AT) in Egypt. It aims at offering an opportunity to students and fresh graduates of Egyptian universities and youth centres, majoring in communications, electronics and computer science, […]

Empowerment and trust: The keys to successful IT management

With extensive global management experience to draw on, Intelligent CIO talks to Khalid Jalal, Senior Group ICT Manager at GARMCO, about successful leadership, CIO versatility and the progressive nature of the IT scene in Bahrain. Khalid Jalal is one of the leading IT figures in Bahrain – a country that is at the sharp end […]

Huawei continues IT investment in KSA’s Digital Transformation

Huawei joined the Saudi-Chinese Investment Forum to share success stories and future goals to drive KSA’s Digital Transformation through Chinese investment. The one-day event, supported by HRH Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defence, was hosted in collaboration with the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority and the International Co-operation Centre of […]

Avaya expands video offering to transform meeting room experience

Avaya Holdings Corp, a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, has introduced a number of enhancements to its video offering that promise to transform the group meeting room experience as well as business video economics. Avaya has expanded its comprehensive video collaboration solutions portfolio with new offerings designed for today’s […]

Digital disruption defines change across industries and organisations

IDC has revealed that 90% of CIOs in Africa and the Middle East are either currently engaged in, or are planning, some level of Digital Transformation. The rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) are fundamentally changing the way companies work, the way individuals engage with […]

The upskill imperative: empowering local workers in the Middle East

Rob Amor, Senior Vice President – Global Channels at Concentra Analytics, discusses how companies in the Gulf states can prepare for and plan upskilling programmes for local workers to meet new regulations. Economic migrants first arrived in the Gulf in large numbers during the 1970s to fill highly skilled roles opening up in the growing […]

CITRA and Microsoft supercharge IT skills set in Kuwait

The Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA), in association with Microsoft, has held its inaugural OpenHack event in Kuwait. The event is designed to supercharge skill sets of the country’s software architects and developers to solve common industry challenges and become Artificial intelligence specialists. The three-day event was held in Sheraton Kuwait, Kuwait City, […]

Customer efficiency is main aim of Kuwaiti solutions provider

Expert Business Solutions is one of the most trusted technology providers in Kuwait. Intelligent CIO discovers more about the company and how it keeps its customers happy. Expert Business Solutions is a leading business solutions provider in Kuwait and the Middle East with core competence in implementing, integrating and outsourcing ERP, Human Resource Management Systems […]

CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as CHROs by 2021

In an era of continuous change, a proactive and adaptive culture is a critical asset and CIOs will play a key role in establishing the right mindsets and practices. Gartner predicts that by 2021, CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as Chief HR Officers (CHROs). “A lot of CIOs have realised that culture […]

Medium-sized businesses are leading digital workplaces, says Aruba

As they continue to contribute more than €1trillion to the economy across EMEA, today’s medium-sized businesses are investing fast in technology. However, with digital now a priority for businesses of all sizes, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, says they must ensure they have the necessary skills and security management in place to handle the […]