Qatar Investors Group deploys SAP solutions
Doha, October 16, 2012
Qatar Investors Group (QIG), a major development catalyst, said it is preparing for the next stage of growth with the support of cutting-edge information and communication technology (ICT) solutions from SAP.
Implemented by QIG’s IT team and SAP partner Fujitsu Consulting, the first phase of the ambitious project is already streamlining and controlling the day-to-day data flow across all QIG entities and ensuring world-class performance in key areas, said a statement from QIG.
These include financial management, supply chain, sales, distribution, plant maintenance, quality control, production planning and production execution.
For the next step, QIG is set to introduce a host of further innovations, including systems pertaining to human capital management, internal communication and collaboration, document management, analytics, business process modeling (BPM), mobility and balanced scored card (BSC).
Abdulla Bin Nasser Al Misnad, the chairman of the QIG company and SAP project sponsor, said, "QIG’s multi-pronged approach to building Qatar’s future has been tremendously successful to date, but we cannot be complacent and we must seek to improve wherever possible."
"By teaming up with SAP we will have greater control, greater visibility and greater capacity to deliver all our services and maximize our shareholder value. The latest ICT technology is at the very heart of our continued evolution and we look forward to the next steps with high expectations," he added.
Tamer Amin, QIG Group IT director and SAP project manager, said it was an ongoing process to position QIG as a more desirable business partner with greater perspective, intelligence and efficiency.
SAP will empower QIG not only by leveraging, streamlining and controlling day to day data flow in a profound manner, but also through establishing industry best practices, creating tremendous added value for our stakeholders, he added.
Gergi Abboud, the managing director – Gulf region, SAP Mena said, "QIG is all about innovation, collaboration and imaginative partnership. Its contributions to Qatar have been immense and its future is extraordinarily bright."
"These are exciting times for Qatar with massive development plans in the pipeline and the capacity to attract the attention of the entire world. QIG will be playing a notable role in realizing these breathtaking visions and SAP is proud to contribute wherever it can," Abboud added.-TradeArabia News Service