CIO2CIO Newsletter - December 2010

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CIO2CIO Newsletter
December 2010

CIO2CIO, the community of progressive CIOs in the Middle East. We hope you enjoy this issue of the newsletter and we look forward to your participation, contribution and feedback on our website. Certain parts of the website is available to registered users only, registration is free. REGISTER NOW.

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Datacenter Challenges
The ever increasing requirements to deploy new applications and to support larger numbers of users coupled with legacy applications that do not share resources running on energy-hungry outdated servers that are sized to handle

Social Media in the Enterprise
Many IT departments feel pressured to deliver Facebook-style collaboration to the enterprise. Yet the number one problem facing CIOs who have already invested in social networking is getting a meaningful level of employee adoption.

Why CIOs Need Selling Skills
Surly CIOs need to be able to sell themselves, their work and their visions effectively in order to reach the heights of the C-Suite. Great CIOs must be great communicators, capable of delivering a compelling presentation or a memorable

CIO2CIO Forum discussions

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Upcoming IT Events

  • Jan 10 - Oracle Supplychain Management - Jeddah
  • Jan 11 - Oracle Supplychain Management - Dubai
  • Jan 26 - Arab Telecom & Internet Forum - Lebanon
  • Jan 30 - 5th Oil and Gas Knowledge Management Summit - Abu Dhabi
  • Feb 7 - IIR Cloud Computing Summit - Dubai
  • Feb 13 - MEA Shared Services & Outsourcing Summit - Dubai
  • Feb 20 - Cairo ICT - Cairo
  • Feb 28 - Gartner CIO Leadership Forum - Dubai
  • Mar 8 - Microsoft TechEd Middle East 2011 - Dubai
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CIO2CIO Interviews

Gautam Sinha
Sharjah Islamic Bank

With some 20 years of experience on the vendor side, learn how he is transforming SIB now as a CIO?

Ramesh Cidambi

Dubai DUTY freE

Was really seeking a career as a medical doctor, fait would have it that he would lead IT for this very successful organization

Saji Oommen

Al Batha Group

Shows us how the single suite works even in a highly diversified group of 28 companies

Ahmad Al Mulla

Dubai Aluminum

One of the very few CIOs in the region with both Oracle and SAP ERP experience, why did he replaced Oracle with SAP?

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Al Bastaki

Silicon Oasis

A firm believer in new technology talks about how every single process in Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority is streamlined

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