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Winnow and Emaar Hospitality Group bring AI technology into UAE kitchen

A ground-breaking initiative in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment leverages AI technology to reduce food waste by 72% – or 250,000 meals – across 12 of Emaar’s commercial kitchens, in the hope of revolutionising food management in the UAE.  Winnow, a London-based tech company, in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate […]


Mimecast helps financial organisations more effectively address supervisory compliance requirements

New supervision service from Mimecast delivers better audit readiness increasing efficiencies, reducing resources required and helping to control costs Mimecast, a leading security and compliance company, has announced the availability of Mimecast Supervision, helping financial services organisations address supervisory compliance requirements, such as SEC, FINRA, FCA and other regulatory constraints. As part of the Mimecast […]


Microsoft demonstrates intelligent cloud solutions to oil and gas sector in Kuwait

Microsoft introduces the petrochemical sector’s technical experts to the proven track record of Microsoft Azure-hosted solutions in real-world industrial scenarios. Microsoft has demonstrated the power and benefits of the intelligent cloud to the regional oil and gas industry, as bronze sponsor of a Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) with a workshop titled Transforming Oil and […]


Saudi automotive distributor and Britehouse win SAP award

Abdul Latif Jameel Motors, together with their SAP implementation partner, Britehouse, has been awarded a prestigious international prize for a Digital Transformation programme that has overhauled performance at one of Saudi Arabia’s leading automotive distributors, improving efficiency and customer service across the business. The JSAP programme, which went live in mid-2018, won the Gold Award […]


Kaspersky expert on the enemy in your pocket: large-scale SIM swap fraud

With mobile phone payments now hugely popular, cybercriminals have been targeting the market in a wave of attacks. With SIM swap fraud nowadays conducted on a large scale, Fabio Assolini, Senior Security Researcher, Global Research and Analysis Team, Kaspersky Lab, tells Intelligent CIO how cybercriminals complete the fraud and the best ways to avoid being […]


UiPath raises US$568 million Series D funding round

UiPath, a leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) company, is blazing a path to an ‘automation first’ era, closing its Series D investment round raising US$568 million at a post-money valuation of US$7 billion. UiPath is one of the fastest growing and highest-valued AI enterprise software companies in the world and, since closing its Series A […]


World Password Day: Industry experts offer their views

Industry experts have been sharing their views on passwords and password security to mark World Password Day. Here’s what they had to say… Cindy Provin, CEO, nCipher Security Whether we’re accessing our emails, checking our bank accounts or paying our bills, passwords remain at the forefront of our identification. However, as long as we still […]


Veeam expert on mitigating the cyber-risks of multi-cloud

Claude Schuck, Regional Head, Middle East at Veeam, highlights some of the security risks associated with multi-cloud and how these can be mitigated.  The ways businesses leverage cloud to manage and maximise the value of their data continues to evolve. The years when adopting cloud-based solutions felt like the first step into some brave new […]


‘AI for good will transform humanity at scale’ says Tencent expert

Addressing an audience of global AI visionaries, entrepreneurs, academics, industry giants and government leaders and futurists, China-headquartered Tencent’s Seng Yee Lau, Senior Executive Vice President and Chairman of Group Marketing and Global Brands, delivered a keynote address. The keynote unequivocally called for the creation of a framework and implementation of ‘AI for Good’. Mr Lau […]


Kaspersky Lab expert: Cybercriminals targeting Kuwaiti financial institutions and critical infrastructure

As part of the Middle East region, Kuwait is not immune to the threat of cybercriminals. However, Intelligent CIO wanted to discover more about the country’s cybersecurity scene. We spoke to Mohamad Amin Hasbini, Head of Global Research and Global Analysis team for META, Kaspersky Lab, at the company’s Cyber Security Weekend to find out […]


IoT can help shift high street retail into the digital future in the Middle East

Jamil Ahmad, Country Manager – KSA at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, says IoT can take the high street into the digital future.   Retail sales in the Middle East is booming. Customers are getting smarter about their shopping choices and their expectations of the retail experience are accelerating quickly. Non-store retailing, which includes […]


Red Hat announces latest version of virtualisation platform

Red Hat, a leading global provider of open source solutions, has announced Red Hat Virtualization 4.3, the latest version of Red Hat’s Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM)-powered virtualisation platform, will be generally available in May 2019. Built on the trusted enterprise foundation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Virtualization 4.3 is designed to deliver greater […]


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