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Dubai is witnessing best use of highly innovative and latest smart technologies across all industries

December 3, 2017

CIOs get first-hand knowledge of the role of technology in EKFC’s operations Global travel catering market estimated to reach $17.6 billion by 2020


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Companies incur heavy losses as IT-based frauds on rise

August 23, 2017

Hire right people with competency and integrity CIOMajlis suggests ways to detect and prevent fraud


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Dubai rapidly moving toward becoming the world’s first blockchain powered government by 2020

July 19, 2017

Adopting blockchain could save banks $20 billion a year on infrastructure by 2022 Financial services, real estate, media and telecom among the first industries to be transformed by blockchain


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Smartworld supports initiatives for people with determination

June 7, 2017

Official gold sponsors for Assistive TechX 2017


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Cyber-attacks are inevitable, companies must stay prepared

May 24, 2017

Annual cybercrime costs predicted to rise to $6 trillion by 2021 Wannacry malware affected 150 countries and infected over 200,000 computers Saeed Al Dhaheri: CIOs must convince their leadership of taking cybersecurity seriously Abdulqader Obaid Ali: Organizations need to develop a culture of security ‘Cyph3r’ to generate awareness on cybersecurity


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Dubai Airports expects to handle 143 million passengers by 2025

April 12, 2017

Technology playing key role in the success of aviation sector
Abdulqader Obaid Ali: Smart solutions can reduce cost of airport operations by 20-30 per cent


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Dubai rapidly moving toward becoming the first Blockchain powered city by 2020

March 30, 2017

Market size of Blockchain will increase from $210 million in 2016 to $2.3 billion by 2020


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IT experts ask public and private sectors to adopt latest technology trends

March 28, 2017

Most of the Dubai government transactions will move to blockchain by 2020
Market size of blockchain to rise to $2.3 billion by 2020
32 per cent of CIOs face challenges in finding the right IT talent


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Sheikh Ahmed: UAE on the forefront in adopting latest smart technologies

March 22, 2017

Smartworld hosts the inaugural CIOMajlis Annual Conference Region’s first of its kind ‘Student Innovation Award’ for Emirati and expat university students launched by CIOMajlis Winners of Student Innovation Award to get jobs in leading UAE companies


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Etisalat Channel Partnership Team Building

February 13, 2017

Memorable and engaging team building event organized by our Etisalat Channel Partnership Business Unit at Dubai Parks and Resorts.


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GCC companies advised to prepare an implementation roadmap ahead of introduction of VAT

January 18, 2017

CIOs’ role crucial for integration and compliance with VAT requirements, CIOMajlis told


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UAE actively taking initiatives at federal, local and private levels to enhance cyber security

January 17, 2017

With a rapid increase in smart city initiatives worldwide, there is a strong need to form a clear cyber security structure, have a proper risk management plan and appoint Chief Information Officers at city levels in addition to taking other steps in order to secure smart cities, a senior IT expert has advised.


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Smartworld records robust performance in 2016

December 20, 2016

Revenues witness double digit growth
Abdulqader Obaid Ali: Smartworld prepared for next phase of future growth in 2017 Middle East’s first-of-its kind Cyber Security Centre and CIOMajlis among Smartworld’s major initiatives in 2016


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IDC reveals its latest IDC FutureScape predictions at the monthly CIOMajlis meeting in Dubai

November 23, 2016

IDC unveils worldwide CIO agenda predictions for 2017 Predictions to guide senior IT executives in the formation of their three-year strategic plans


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Smartworld, with Cisco as CIOMajlis Strategic Partner, led UAE CIO delegation to Silicon Valley

October 22, 2016

Silicon Valley tour included multiple vendor briefing and innovation center visits aimed to drive awareness of UAE CIOs with global technology strategies and trends focused on Digitization and Innovation


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Big data and Business Analytics revenue will rise 50% to $187 billion in 2019

September 28, 2016

Transform big data into intelligence action, CIOs told Technologists warn that companies which fail to leverage advanced analytics will go out of business


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Transitioning to cloud offers strong business benefits

August 17, 2016

Cloud adoption shows over 77 per cent benefit in IT cost reduction. UAE’s CIOs explore benefits of transitioning to cloud computing at CIOMajlis


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Dubai set to become a hub for 3D printing

July 26, 2016

3D printing market to reach USD 30.19 Billion by 2022, says research
CIOMajlis members discuss future of 3D printing


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Cyber security market valued at $1 trillion

May 25, 2016

Giving an overview of cyber security, Dr. Saif said: “Cyberspace and its underlying infrastructure are vulnerable to a wide range of risk stemming from both physical and cyber threats and hazards. Sophisticated cyber actors and nation-states exploit vulnerabilities to steal information and money to disrupt, destroy, or threaten the delivery of essential services.”


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Smartworld to highlight state-of-the-art Digital ICT services at Airport Show 2016

May 5, 2016

Wesam Jammoul: Demand for smart technology by airports rapidly growing in the region To raise awareness on its portfolio of advanced airport systems, technology infrastructure, and security solutions


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Data Analytics: Change in mindsets important to reap the rewards

April 20, 2016

Driven by the UAE Vision 2021, organisations in public and private sector across the nation are actively taking initiatives toward digital transformation and using big data analytics to enhancing performance and efficiencies.


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UAE's Smart City Initiatives exemplary for economies worldwide

April 19, 2016

Saeed Al Dhaheri: Internet of Things crucial for success of smart cities Smartworld participates in ‘Power to the Cloud’ conference


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Smartworld Digitally Transforms its Headquarters with the First Cisco Digital Ceileing Framework Deployment with Philips Lighting in the Middle East

March 31, 2016

Smartworld’s digital transformation creates a showcase for intelligent building innovation in Dubai, which is working to be the Smartest City by 2017


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Dubai stands to gain $5 billion from digitalization

March 27, 2016

Digital transformation presents a $4.9 billion worth of opportunity for Dubai over the next five years, according to latest statistics. With the government undertaking numerous ‘smart’ initiatives, the benefits of digitization are expected to percolate to every sector in the economy, especially utilities, transportation, aviation and tourism.


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Dubai favourably positioned to harness enormous value presented by Internet of Things

February 28, 2016

CISCO: IoE presents over $19 trillion global “value at stake” by 2022 Al Mulla: CIOMajlis to set industry benchmarks, foster a culture of idea and knowledge sharing CIOs from UAE’s government and private sectors come on a common platform to d


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Smartworld launches UAE's first CIOMajlis initiative

February 16, 2016

CIOMajlis to foster growth with innovation at regional and international levels Abdulqader: Smartworld committed to drive innovation in line with UAE's Innovation Strategy Al Mulla: CIOMajlis to bring CIOs from all sectors in the UAE on a common platform