Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 82 - Page 30



IBM and the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence ( MBZUAI ), the world ’ s first graduate , research university dedicated to Artificial Intelligence , have announced a strategic collaboration that will focus on three key pillars : natural language processing ( NLP ) including Arabic , AI applications in the healthcare industry , and sustainability . Both organisations have signed a memorandum of understanding ( MoU ) aimed at advancing fundamental AI research and through the collaboration , IBM and MBZUAI will also look at accelerating scientific breakthroughs that could unlock the potential of AI .


Analytics vendor SAS has announced that Saudi Export-Import Bank ( Saudi EXIM Bank ) has chosen to use SAS technology to increase the governance and efficiency of its risk operations and reporting with model risk management solutions . The EXIM Bank was established in 2020 to promote the export of Saudi non-oil products and boost its competency across economic sectors in the global markets . Through this project , Saudi EXIM Bank aims to deliver on the ambitious vision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to diversify its economic base by promoting and enabling non-oil exports in line with the objectives of Saudi Vision 2030 .


Snap Inc has signed a memorandum of understanding ( MoU ) with Qatar ’ s Government Communications Office ( GCO ) to open a new office in Doha , expanding its footprint in the MENA region . The latest move is part of Snap ’ s efforts to support and create opportunities for its highly engaged community in Qatar , as well as work closely with local partners and businesses , ultimately contributing to Qatar ’ s growing and vibrant digital landscape . The creator ’ s economy in Qatar has witnessed a significant growth over the last two years with the discovery of several local creators and Arab expats . Snap is building on this progress and sees a clear opportunity to elevate the voices of Qatar ’ s creator ecosystem .




Batelco recently launched Cloud ERP , a comprehensive enterprise-oriented cloud software solution for companies to meet all their business management needs in a single product offering . The solution is being delivered exclusively in Bahrain by Batelco in partnership with CorporateStack , a provider of software solutions specialising in Digital Transformation .
Cloud company Infor has announced that Mooneh , a third-party logistics storage and distribution provider operating on behalf of leading international pharmaceutical corporates , has deployed Infor warehouse management system ( WMS ). In addition to establishing an efficient and effective warehouse operation , the solution is set to deliver full traceability of all inventory . The project was successfully delivered by SNS , a provider of supply chain consultancy and software implementation .
Cloud ERP enables the integrated management of commonly used business processes by seamlessly combining HRMS , for payroll management and attendance tracking , CRM , to give visibility and management of sales figures , and Asset Management software , to manage , track and maintain company assets .
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