Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 72 - Page 30



Technology Strategies Middle East ( TSME ) in collaboration with Automation Anywhere , a maker of Robotic Process Automation ( RPA ) solutions , has announced an initiative to launch RPA training to five renowned universities in Jordan . The programme will initially deliver RPA skills training to university faculty members of Yarmouk University , Mutah University , Tafila Technical University , Princess Sumaya University for Technology and Jordan University of Science and Technology .


Business applications vendor SAP has named Alaa Jaber as the managing director for SAP Qatar and Fast Growth Markets ( Qatar , Oman , Libya , Lebanon , Jordan , Palestinian Territories , Yemen , and Sudan ), effective immediately . Based out of SAP ’ s office in Doha , Jaber will report to Sergio Maccotta , Senior Vice President , SAP Middle East South . With the latest development , Mazen Raad has been promoted to Chief Innovation Officer , SAP Middle East South .


Al Qaryan Holding , the leading metal recycling , processing , and trading company , has announced it is driving innovation in the Gulf Cooperation Council ( GCC )’ s US $ 6 billion ( SAR 23 billion ) recycling market , thanks to a digital transformation partnership with global technology company SAP . One of MENA ’ s larger recycling companies , Al Qaryan Holding has 27 facilities for a total of more than one million tons per year .




Enterprise cloud computing vendor Nutanix , has announced that Airport International Group , a Jordanian consortium of local and international investors with proven experience in airport rehabilitation , enhancement , operation and management , has implemented Xi Frame to maintain Business Continuity through the turmoil and uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic .
GE Digital has announced that the Bahrain Electricity and Water Authority ( EWA ) had signed a contract worth US $ 28.7 million for software and services to modernise the Kingdom of Bahrain ’ s electricity and water networks . A variety of GE Digital ’ s industryleading grid software will be installed in a state-of-the-art control centre that will digitise operations for increased efficiency and operations redundancy .
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