CIO2CIO Newsletter March 2011

CIO2CIO Newsletter - March 2011

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CIO2CIO Newsletter
March 2011

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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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Silicon Oasis

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