Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 84 | Page 10


Digital-first bank , Emirates NBD marks presence at the world ’ s largest tech show , GITEX Global 2022

Emirates NBD , a leading banking group in the Middle East , North Africa and Turkey ( MENAT ) region announced its presence at GITEX Global 2022 , were it hosted a series of innovative events , including a hackathon , the final demo day for its recently launched global accelerator programme for metaverse start-ups and other interesting , curated experiences for visitors . and talent that align to our country ’ s vision of boosting the digital economy and attracting technology talent from around the globe .

“ We are committed to our recently launched National Digital Talent Program working closely with Ministry of AI and Coders HQ to identify and engage with potential talent during this event .
“ As a digital pioneer that has led innovation in the region ’ s banking sector , Emirates NBD was delighted to be a part of the much-anticipated GITEX Global 2022 ,” said Abdulla Qassem , Group Chief Operating Officer , Emirates NBD . “ In line with our vision to be the most innovative bank for our customers , people and communities , we showcased many industry-first investments in technology
“ We will be hosting a global hackathon in partnership with the Ministry of AI to innovate our very own API-based platform API Souq ; demonstrate our commitment to Dubai ’ s Metaverse strategy with an interactive experience for all visitors .”
Abdulla Qassem , Group Chief Operating Officer , Emirates NBD

Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority launches its Internal Audit Platform for the Emirate ’ s government entities at GITEX Global 2022

As part of its participation at GITEX Global

2022 , last month , ADAA joined forces with more than 30 government entities from the Emirate of Abu Dhabi under one digital platform in alignment with the emirate ’ s Digital Transformation agenda .
The Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority launched its innovative internal audit platform for government entities of Abu Dhabi , aiming to raise the efficiency of auditing in the emirate in order to help spread the values of integrity , accountability , and transparency in preserving public funds . to enhance the noble values of transparency , accountability and integrity and to preserve public funds and assets across all Abu Dhabi government entities ,” said an Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority spokesperson . “ The launch of this innovative smart platform contributes to bringing together all government institutions and entities under the authority on one single platform , following the vision and digital agenda of the Abu Dhabi government .”
The spokesperson added : “ The platform will maintain a database of the entities ’ internal audit units , contributing to raising the quality and efficiency of the relevant information on these entities with regards to their risk assessment results .”
The authority aims to ensure compliance to preserving public funds and assets and thus enhance the quality of government .
“ The Authority is implementing a range of strategic initiatives that stem from its strategy
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