Andrea Benito

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Andrea Benito is editor at CIO Middle East.

Gulf IT leaders learn business continuity lessons during COVID crisis

Jeddah's International Medical Center taps AI, mobile tech in pandemic

Jeddah's International Medical Center taps AI, mobile tech in pandemic

IMC has launched an AI smart reporting and wellness app, and now looks forward to deploying software robots and cloud tech to achieve efficiencies in a time of cost-cutting.

Emirates NBD accelerates spending on digital transformation, security

Emirates NBD accelerates spending on digital transformation, security

Hisham Mohamed, CISO of the financial institution's Egyptian arm, explains how the bank is integrating a new transaction platform into its IT infrastructure, and taking a more proactive cyberscecurity stance.

Here's how Al Safeer keeps up with the rapidly changing retail market

Here's how Al Safeer keeps up with the rapidly changing retail market

Al Safeer Group CIO Partha Banerjee lays out the giant retailer’s strategy for staying abreast of an evolving market in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

UAE CIOs learn lessons about IT, and people, in the coronavirus crisis

UAE CIOs learn lessons about IT, and people, in the coronavirus crisis

Tech executives from the tourist, law, and education sectors tell CIO Middle East about how their companies are navigating the coronavirus crisis, and how they have adapted their IT strategies.

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi's ally during the COVID crisis: Telehealth

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi's ally during the COVID crisis: Telehealth

Telemedicine, artificial intelligence and mobile applications help control and combat COVID-19 in the UAE.

Q&A: Consult stakeholders and aim for long-term goals, for IT success

Q&A: Consult stakeholders and aim for long-term goals, for IT success

Telecommunications companies are on the forefront of change in IT, and for society at large. UAE-based telecoms tech leader Pedram Dehghani talks about how CIOs should keep in mind the benefits of tech projects for all stakeholders,...

How automation helps Abu Dhabi Terminals work remotely

How automation helps Abu Dhabi Terminals work remotely

Arturo García, chief automation officer at Abu Dhabi Terminals shares best practices for enabling a remote workforce and supporting business continuity, one of the key challenges during the coronavirus crisis.

UPDATE: Dubai Expo is postponed definitively until 2021
Updated

UPDATE: Dubai Expo is postponed definitively until 2021

The organisation governing officially designated world's fairs has voted to postpone Dubai Expo 2020, considered to be an IoT-driven, smart-city prototype.

Q&A: Oil and gas industry must adopt emerging tech or face extinction

Q&A: Oil and gas industry must adopt emerging tech or face extinction

Shumon Zaman, a UAE-based technology executive with experience in the oil and gas industry, explains why AI, digital twins and IoT can help energy companies survive market turmoil.

Saudi Arabia KPMG CIO: Prioritise people for IT project success

Saudi Arabia KPMG CIO: Prioritise people for IT project success

Abdulrahman Al-Yahya outlines how KPMG has invested in the region, and lessons learned from the global consultancy's own digital transformation journey.

 Here's how this UAE law firm is tapping AI, cloud to stay competitive

Here's how this UAE law firm is tapping AI, cloud to stay competitive

Fichte & Co.'s Matthew Peet brings an 'experimentation mindset' to the CIO role as AI, cloud and smart contracts shake up the legal profession.

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