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Red Hat, IDC highlight digital growth in public sector

DUBAI, December 18, 2018

Red Hat, a leader in open-source software, in partnership with International Data Corporation (IDC), hosted a roundtable in Dubai, UAE with the IT leaders in the public sector who shared the importance of an open approach to technology.

The panel discussion explored why IT leaders must work in a way that facilitates constant change and how open innovation could be a catalyst to the UAE’s digital vision and its government’s strategies to improve citizen happiness and enhance economic diversification and sustainability.

Adrian Pickering, regional general manager - Red Hat said: “Digital transformation goes beyond just implementing technology, it is about enabling your company to accomplish peak performance in an increasingly digital world. In order to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the digital transformation, organizations must constantly evolve the ways they operate and welcome open transformation.”

Ayman El Sheikh, senior manager Solution Architect Mena - Red Hat said: “As the UAE incorporates transformative technologies, it is important to keep up with the pace of change with digital and emerging technology and disruptive innovation. Today’s event highlighted how the public sector can accelerate the pace of their digital transformation by embracing an open approach to digital.”

The convergence of new digital technologies, including mobility, big data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is driving the UAE public sector to transform their operations and enable a new era of innovation, a statement said. – TradeArabia News Service

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