Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019 | 15 Rabi Al Awwal 1441
Forum discusses role of digital technologies in governance

Forum discusses function of digital technologies in governance

The forum was held at the Cultural Centre in Sultan Qaboos University, in the presence of Dr Salim bin Sultan al Ruzaiqi, CEO of ITA, and a quantity of IT experts in the sultanate. The forum is component of the efforts exerted by ITA to implement the e.oman method to transform Oman into a understanding society. It aims to spread the culture of digital awareness in the neighborhood, targeting public and private sector entities, academics, selection makers and IT experts.

“The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us and technologies such as Artificial Intelligence will form its backbone,” mentioned Omar bin Salim al Shanfari, deputy CEO of ITA for Operations.

Microsoft Partners also participated in the forum to demonstrate their AI-primarily based options constructed on the Microsoft intelligent Cloud to drive productivity, improve mobility and innovate new digital solutions for citizens.

A current Microsoft study revealed that a lot more than 29 per cent of organisations in the Gulf area program to adopt AI in the years to come, and more than half (51 per cent) regarded as cloud computing a priority.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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