UAE CIOs are confident in their organizations’ capabilities, but why?

Chief information officers in the United Arab Emirates are quicker to deploy emerging tech like AI, blockchain, and quantum computing.

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Chief information officers (CIOs) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are more confident than the global average in four out of five technology-related capabilities, according to a global CIO survey.

Though CIOs in UAE may be lagging behind their counterparts in other regions in cloud adoption, they are early implementers of various emerging technologies, the latest Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey shows.

The survey, which claims to be the largest IT leadership study in the world, with more than 3,600 respondents across 108 countries, asked CIOs how effective their organization was at five key technology capabilities. Fifty-seven of the 3,600 respondents were from the UAE.

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