Qatar has become a Top Tier market for ICT investment in the Middle East, with forecast growth of a staggering 24.5 percent during the current year.
One swift reaction to this news has been the launch of the series of QATAR BIG DATA & ANALYTICS WORKSHOPS, which take place at the Marriott Hotel Doha on June 7 and 8 –each designed to reinforce the importance of new Qatari IT investment into Business Intelligence and Big Data.
Major Ministries and institutional delegations have already confirmed their places.
Delegates will attend from the Qatar Ministry of Public Works, Ooredoo, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Transport, Qatar Central Bank, Qatar Investment Authority, Electricity & Co-Generation Regulatory Authority, Anti-Doping Laboratory Qatar, Qatar Olympic Committee,Qatar Petroleum, Qatar Gas, ICT Qatar, Al Khaliji Bank, Hamad Medical Corporation, Aspire Zone, Landmark Group and Gulf Mall, among others.
Qatar’s surge in ICT growth is reported by the authoritative Business Monitor International (BMI) – driven by the nation’s finance, energy, telecom and healthcare sectors. Each of these sectors will be covered during the WORKSHOPS by a panel of global experts gathered by TMC event organizers with premier sponsors of the event, Mannai Trading Company WLL of Doha and Oracle Corporation.
“Our team of international specialists will cover vital areas of concern such as national security, banking, oil and gas, healthcare and retail – with a strong focus on Data Science and Visualisation,” said Kumar Ramanujam, TMC Director of Conferences.
“These experts will show senior government and private sector managers the ways in which Big Data and Analytics are driving efficiency, cutting waste and improving the bottom-line – worldwide.”
Mr Binu M.R., Vice President, Mannai Software Division commented: “Mannai is committed towards serving the growing demand of monetizing ‘BIG DATA’ in the region and has invested in the Oracle BIG DATA Appliance X-5 machine which could be used for solution prototyping for a variety of customers across verticals. We are building a strong eco-system of Big Data specialized partners and service providers, in order to offer turn-key solutions to our customers. Mannai’s BIG DATA service catalog offers Data Management, Integration Management, Analytics Modeling and Application Implementations all mapped to the corporate vision and strategic goals of our clients.”
The two full days of intensive Big Data training will consist of master-classes expressly created to help the Qatari organizations involved to understand this complex technology’s challenges and rewards.