2014-02-23 11:15:07 - Event to discuss current challenges facing the (ICT) industry
February 23, 2014
Software AG, a global leader in business processes, integration and big data, will join leading technology companies around the world at the International Data Corporation (IDC) Middle East CIO Summit 2014, the latest edition of the elite gathering of Chief Information Officers (CIO) and industry leaders in the region. Participants will discuss current challenges facing the information and communications technology (ICT) industry amid the emergence of what IDC refers to as the ‘3rd Platform for IT growth and innovation’ comprising cloud services, big data, mobile computing, and social networking.
The IDC Middle East CIO Summit 2014 will kick off tomorrow (Monday, February 24, 2014) and end on February 25, 2014 at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel under the theme ‘Being
a CIO in the New Business World of Tech+Transformation.’ The conference will provide a platform for the company to share its strategic insights and analyses with technology leaders through group discussions. Distinguished CIOs will be in attendance to provide their expertise as well as witness the formal launching of the CIO Council during the event.
Bashar Yaish, Vice President for the Gulf Region, Software AG, said: “The continuous and rapid transformation of the global ICT industry has resulted in numerous challenges and concerns for the business and technology sectors. IDC Middle East CIO Summit is the best venue to discuss these pressing issues as we meet and interact with more than 30 international and regional industry heads. We will have a chance to tackle the next phase of IT evolution and how this phenomenon can help us achieve our key business objectives. The knowledge and experience that we will learn from this convention will help us further enhance our expertise.”
The IDC Middle East CIO Summit is a foremost gathering of CIOs, providing various platforms for sharing ideas and strategic insights as well as peer-to-peer networking among the participants. Around 200 people across the globe collaborated and connected during the 2013 convention.