Monday 25, April 2016

Dubai – MENA Herald: ICT providers Injazat Data Systems and du have joined forces to host the first GCC Business Innovation Summit, bringing leading global technology and security experts to Abu Dhabi to help firms find smarter, practical ways of facing up to immediate challenges in the local market. Drawing on the latest innovations in technology, attendees will be shown viable solutions for optimising their organisation to tackle the pressures of reduced budgets, security risks and threats from disruptive technologies.

Ibrahim Mohamed Lari, Chief Executive Officer, Injazat Data Systems, said: “Working with du we want to help create an efficient forum that cuts through the hype around new technologies and presents practical ICT solutions to the most critical problems facing the region. As an industry leader, it’s vital we stimulate discussion and bring together the best talent to help overcome these challenges.”

Osman Sultan, Chief Executive Officer, du, said: “We want to play an active role in helping fast-track innovation in business. This event is about equipping businesses and Government entities to make the right choices so they can be more efficient and competitive in the Digital Age.”

As well as presentations from ICT and security leaders from Gartner, SAP and others, delegates will also learn from local firms, international Chief Information Officers and independent security information experts about how they adopted, and benefitted from, new techniques and technologies. Fares Chemouni, Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs, Dolphin Energy, which is one of the featured case studies added: “Businesses need to hear from their peers who have tackled the same problems they face. This is how we will give local business leaders the confidence to innovate.”

The event is aimed at CEOs, CFOs, Chief Information/Security/Data Officers and other key decision makers and will take place on Tuesday 10th May at the Rosewood Hotel, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi.