CIO2CIO Newsletter Jan 2011

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CIO2CIO Newsletter - January 2011

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CIO2CIO Newsletter
January 2011

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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Breaking News

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Most Recent CIO2CIO Blog posts

The Role of the Group CIO
The Middle East and maybe more so the Gulf region is familiar with the concept of business groups or conglomerates, mostly very large and highly diversified family businesses operating in anything from manufacturing to tourism

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support larger numbers of users coupled with legacy applications that do not share resources running on energy-hungry outdated servers that are sized to handle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.

CIO2CIO Forum discussions

Join the debate on our CIO2CIO Forum

  • Best approach for gathering ERP requirements? - Discuss
  • Gartnr Magic Quadrant Explained - Discuss
  • How do you structure your security team? - Discuss
  • How far do you go with your DR plans? - Discuss
  • Gartner: The 10 Factors that Affect ERP TCO  - Discuss
  • Top 10 Predictions for 2011 - Discus


Upcoming IT Events

  • Jan 30 - 5th Oil and Gas Knowledge Management Summit - Abu Dhabi
  • Feb 1 - IBM Smarter Virtualization Event - Kuwait
  • Feb 7 - IIR Cloud Computing Summit - Dubai
  • Feb 7 - Oracle Datacenter Efficiency Event - Bahrain
  • Feb 7 - Oracle Governance, Risk, and Compliance Applications Day - Dubai
  • Feb 13 - MEA Shared Services & Outsourcing Summit - Dubai
  • Feb 20 - Cairo ICT - Cairo
  • Feb 20 - IDC Middle East CIO Summit 2011 - Dubai
  • Feb 21 - Maximize Business Impact with Oracle CRM On Demand - Abu Dhabi
  • 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?

Ed Capaldi
Al Nisr Publishing Gulf News

Obsessed with maximizing team performance and measuring his customers' satisfaction

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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