Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 86 - Page 7

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EDITOR ’ S NOTE

Welcome to the latest edition of Intelligent CIO Middle East . Immuta recently announced the findings of its third annual State of Data Engineering Survey , which highlights the top data engineering challenges and blind spots as organisations strive to become more data driven . The findings show the tangible impacts of these challenges , including the fact that 89 % of organisations report missing business opportunities because of data access bottlenecks . The survey canvassed 600 data practitioners across the US and EMEA , representing a variety of public and private sector companies . sensitive but also smart , so we have no unwanted sounds . The system has performed well beyond our expectations . It has simplified our work incredibly . We are happy with the investment we made for this reason . The system supports the most common IT standards and integrates smoothly into our IT infrastructure .”

You can read more by turning to page 58 .
Elsewhere in the magazine , we look at the 2023 enterprise IT Middle East and Africa ( MEA ) outlook and find out what CIOs will be prioritising in the year ahead .
In this regard , we continue to cover articles in this edition of the magazine that address the issue of Big Data and the need for organisations to be data driven in their dayto-day business operations and decision making .
Gracing the cover of this month ’ s edition is Anas Abu-Ghoush , Head of Information Services , Heriot- Watt University Dubai , who explains how the university implemented a speech intelligibility solution to enhance hybrid learning .
“ HWU ’ s campus in UK had already installed Sennheiser products . As the IT team was very happy with the installation of SpeechLine Digital Wireless microphones on their campus , they recommended the same for the Dubai campus ,” says Abu-Ghoush .
You will find this feature on page 40 .
As usual , we have all your favourite features , opinion , insight pieces and analysis articles from the Middle East region . You can also read daily news updates on our website at www . intelligentcio . com / me /.
And kindly , don ’ t forget if you would like to get in touch , please email me at manda @ lynchpinmedia . com .
Once again , I would also like to wish you a great month ahead . Enjoy the read !
Among the many insights , Abu-Ghoush shares that : “ Each classroom has a mic which is always on . It is
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