CIO2CIO Newsltter September 2010

CIO2CIO Newsletter - September 2010

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CIO2CIO Newsletter September 2010

CIO2CIO, the community of progressive CIOs in the Middle East. We hope you enjoy this month's newsletter and we look forward to your participation, contribution and feedback on our website.

Most Recent CIO2CIO Blog posts

Acquisitions - Good or Bad for the CIO?
Technology companies, with an unprecedented amount of cash on hand have turned to acquisitions not only to stay on top of rapid technological changes but also to broaden

Why Is Business Intelligence So Difficult?
In 2003, IDC released the results of a study titled The Financial Impact of Business  Analytics that evaluated the ROI of business analytics projects at 43 leading organizations in North America and Western Europe.

Making the Case for Self Service Applications
Here is a scene from an old movie, the manager is sitting in his large office, not a single piece of paper on his clean and shiny desk, his good looking secretary (now known as PA) knocks

Suite Versus Best of Breed - The Debate Continues
Almost ten years ago, the main players in the ERP market (Oracle,JD Edwards and SAP) found themselves under attack from a number young and dynamic companies that


Most Active CIO2CIO Forum discussions

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  • Why do we hate vendor software audits - Discuss
  • The Ideal IT Organization Structure - Discuss
  • Has any one looked at QlickTech BI?  - Discuss
  • Multiple Account Managers - Same Vendor - Discuss
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Upcoming IT Events

  • Sep, 19 - Service Management Center of Excellence - Cobit Foundation - Dubai
  • Sep, 20 - IDC - The State of IT Security and Storage in the Gulf - Dubai
  • Sep, 21 - Terrapinn - The Internet Show - Abu Dhabi
  • Sep, 27 - Saudi eGovernment National Conference - Riyadh
  • Sep, 28 - Sage - Accelerate out of the Downturn - Dubai
  • Oct, 3 - iCMG Architecting Enterprise and Software - Dubai
  • Oct, 3 - IDC IT Security Roadshow 2010 - Riyadh
  • Oct, 6 - IT Infrastructure Strategies Executive Forum - Dubai
  • Oct, 6 - IDC IT Security Roadshow 2010 - Kuwait
  • Oct, 12 - IDC IT Security Roadshow 2010 - Qatar
  • Oct, 17 - IBM CIO Conference - Dubai
  • Oct, 17 - GITEX Technology Week - Dubai
  • Oct, 17 - iCMG Eneterprise Business Process Management - Dubai
  • Oct, 18 - Oracle Retail Industry Day - Dubai
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CIO2CIO Interviews

Srood Sherif
Nationak bank of abu Dhabi

How his basketball dream lead him to the most senior position in IT in a leading bank

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 succesful organization

ALOK Srivastava
Sorouh Real Estate

Through working for Emar and Soouh Alok became one of the real experts in deploying IT solutions for the real estate industry

Jawad Abu Farha
Juma Al Majid Group

Deploying a single instance of ERP across a diversified conglomerate. We know how hard it is, but he makes it look easy!

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Hatem Al Sibai

Al Ghurair Group

He championed Linux adoption in the Middle East with the first full scale ERP deployment on Linux. What is his next move?

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