30 Abu Dhabi officials visit Microsoft centre
Abu Dhabi, April 14, 2014
Over 30 executives from various Abu Dhabi government entities visited the Microsoft Executive Briefing Center in Redmond, Washington recently.
They received insights into the latest technology innovation for government entities at the briefing.
Microsoft delivered a four-day customised agenda around topics ranging from Microsoft innovation that enhance Smart government and key industry mega trends in addition to an opportunity to engage in open dialogue with Redmond based executives and subject matter experts.
The briefing provided visiting executives with an opportunity to experience technology innovation that can support the development of ‘Smart Solutions’.
Commenting on the visit, Ibrahim Youssry, regional public sector director at Microsoft Gulf, said: “Microsoft is committed to our partnership with Abu Dhabi Systems & Information Centre (Adsic) to support Abu Dhabi’s developmental plans through technology innovation.
"At Microsoft UAE, we believe that our technology innovation can serve the Abu Dhabi Vision 2030 by empowering government entities to enhance their productivity and boost innovation. "
Abdul Karim Al Raeesi, director of strategy & planning at Adsic, said: “Our visit is a testimony of the strong ongoing partnership between Abu Dhabi government and Microsoft. As the government entity in charge of Abu Dhabi’s ICT agenda, we are committed to transform government services to contribute to the development of an IT-enabled and competitive economy. This is a great opportunity to experience technology innovation and to meet IT subject matter experts in a focused and customized environment.”
Attendees departed with a shared understanding of how they can incorporate Microsoft innovation that helps drive unparalleled productivity and scales rapidly to meet the needs of today’s government entities that help the leaders take informed technology decisions for their company or government institutions. - TradeArabia News Service