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IT digital workflows – Measuring employee job satisfaction

With the need to transform outdated ways of working, Chris Pope, VP Innovation, ServiceNow, says employees may now begin discussing the state of their digital workflows and measuring their job satisfaction as a result. The idea that company employees discuss and share their inner musings on corporate secrets when standing around the water cooler is […]


Smart Cities: Smart skills for the future

New and futuristic skills are required to fully harness the power of Smart Cities which enhance the quality and performance of urban services through technology. Roy Strik, Head of Business Development for Pearson Professional Middle East, tells us about the skills that will be in demand to make the most of the Smart City Revolution. Rapid […]


Moving past the hype of Artificial Intelligence to deliver business value

Responsible for leading SAP Ariba’s Product and Innovation team, Darren Koch, Chief Product Officer – SAP Ariba and SAP Business Network, is one of the company’s key global players. Intelligent CIO spoke to him at SAP Ariba Live in Barcelona about his career highlights and the current state of the industry, as well as the […]


SAP Ariba expert: Maximising the potential of Digital Transformation

With digitisation at the top of every CIO’s agenda there is still a lot of potential to be realised. Intelligent CIO asked Marcell Vollmer, Chief Digital Officer, SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass, how CIOs can be more successful on their Digital Transformation journey. SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass help companies connect to get business done […]


CNet Training: Educating workforces to futureproof infrastructure

Even though the successful installation of network cable infrastructure is vital for the effective operation of critical organisations, Andrew Stevens, President and CEO, CNet Training, says its importance is not fully recognised.  He tells us about the vital role of training to ensure customers can feel totally confident about the quality of installation. Can you […]


Veeam expert on cloud adoption in the Middle East region

With cloud adoption rates escalating worldwide, Intelligent CIO spoke to Rawad Zaki, Regional Manager Saudi Arabia and Levant, about the current situation in the Middle East. We also asked him about advice for CIOs considering moving their data to the cloud.   Can you tell me what the latest is in the Middle East in […]


Six ways CIOs can help organisations in a digital age

Matthew Kibby, Vice-President, Enterprise, Africa and Middle East at Sage, on what companies should do when looking to adopt Digital Transformation. CIOs need to take a more strategic role in driving innovation within their organisations if they are to keep up with the rapid pace of digital change. No longer should IT be a cost-centre, […]


Kubernetes takes centre stage in 2019: Why should CIOs care?

Joe Baguley, VP & CTO EMEA, VMware, looks at the rise of Kubernetes. Make no mistake that the businesses that survive and thrive today will be those that continuously experiment. Think Jeff Bezos advocating the need for ‘high-quality, high velocity decisions’ – speed matters in business, and new ideas, new products and new strategies require […]


SANS Institute expert on making the switch into cybersecurity

Fancy making a move into the cybersecurity sector? Ned Baltagi, Managing Director, Middle East and Africa at SANS Institute, discusses the best ways of doing so. The latest research from global IT security training company SANS Institute demonstrates that among 14 to 18-year-olds across seven countries in the Middle East and Europe, the choice of IT (including cybersecurity) […]


Skybox Security: How to bridge the security management gap

Ziad Sawtari, Regional Director for the Middle East, Skybox Security, says those seeking to ensure their cybersecurity should quit firefighting and eradicate security management gaps. Greater insight into where your biggest security management problems lie will create an opportunity to bring lasting change to your security programme, he says. Keeping pace in the cyber-realm is […]


Finesse COO Sunil Paul on the future of predictive analytics

Sunil Paul, Co-Founder and COO of Finesse, a Global Digital Transformation Company, which provides Analytics and BI Solutions to organisations across industries, talks about the potential for predictive analytics to produce deeper insights to drive specific business outcomes. Can present and past experiences provide a window into the future? It is an open debate on […]


Why network breaches are making CIOs/CISOs positions more challenging

CIOs and CISOs across industries are regularly moving between positions and companies because of network breaches. Gamal Emara, Country Manager – UAE at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, tells us how to avoid this. It’s your worst possible nightmare. A hacker has breached the company’s network and shut down its operations. Millions in revenue is […]


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