CAAS Research, a globally recognized research powerhouse, proudly presented the outcomes of its expansive survey, offering a panoramic view of the current state and future trajectory of the Middle East’s IT industry. The readout event was held at the DIFC Academy in the presence of more than 50 Industry leaders, CIOs and technology strategiests in the region.
The survey stands as a pivotal resource, providing deep insights into the intricate blend of economic landscapes and cultural diversity that defines the region.
The Middle East has firmly established itself as a dynamic nucleus for technological advancements, with nations harnessing IT as a catalyst for economic diversification, innovation, and societal progress. CAAS Research, through its latest survey, played a pivotal role in unraveling the ongoing IT evolution in Middle Eastern countries.
“At CaaS, leading change in the industry is not just a duty; it’s a commitment. The Middle East IT Industry 2024 Foresight Survey is our pragmatic offering, a result of hands-on collaboration with CIOs. It’s not about predictions; it’s about practical insights for navigating the IT landscape. I welcome you to join us in making strategic decisions that shape success in the digital era – a journey we embark upon together, grounded in simplicity and industry leadership.” Venki Mahadevan, Founding Board Member, IamCaaS.
Differentiating itself from conventional research methodologies, CAAS Research forged a unique alliance with Chief Information Officers (CIOs) globally. This collaborative effort not only enriched the understanding of the complex technological landscape but also provided a strategic edge in crafting insightful analyses. The partnership with CIOs allowed CAAS Research to delve into challenges and emerging trends, offering a depth of understanding and foresight unparalleled in the realm of research and analysis.
“Our goal with the Middle East IT Industry 2024 Foresight Survey was to provide organizations with a roadmap for navigating the rapidly evolving IT landscape in the region,” stated Jayakumar Mohanachandran, Chief Research Officer at CAAS. “Our collaboration with CIOs gave us a distinctive advantage, ensuring that our clients received cutting-edge, well-informed insights for strategic decision-making.”
Leveraging a comprehensive range of qualitative and quantitative data, including proprietary insights, CAAS Research’s relentless pursuit of knowledge ensured trustworthy and unparalleled research. The firm upheld transparency and consistency through structured methodologies, publicly available and adhering to the highest standards of unbiased research.
This groundbreaking research not only benefited clients but also extended its value to partners, vendors, and end customers. The insights generated empowered stakeholders across the board, facilitating well-informed decisions and strategic planning.
The survey covered a spectrum of topics, including the adoption of emerging technologies, the impact of IT on economic diversification, and the role of innovation in shaping the future of the Middle East. CAAS Research aimed to empower organizations seeking a competitive advantage by providing in-depth analyses and actionable foresight.
As the Middle East entered a new era of technological transformation, CAAS Research emerged as a trusted partner for organizations steering the evolving IT landscape. The Middle East IT Industry 2024 Foresight Survey is now available, offering valuable insights and foresight for decision-makers in the region.
“Our collaboration with CAAS Research for a recent solution launch and market study marks a powerful synergy of innovation and insights,” says Sanjeev Walia, President, Spire Solutions. “As we embark on this transformative journey, we eagerly anticipate future collaborations. The CAAS Research team demonstrate radical prowess in getting the right audience for research, emerging as a powerhouse propelled by the very essence of our end customers. Together, we are shaping the future of disruptive solutions with an unwavering commitment to excellence.”
- Chi Ngwube, Director, KPMG Lower Gulf Limited, discussed “Crafting the Future: The Impact of Tech Leaders on Tomorrow’s Landscape.”
- An expert panel explored ICT industry trends and 2024 predictions, featuring esteemed panelists Basil Ayass (META Sales Lead, Public Sector at Google Cloud), Ali Kontar (Founder and CEO, Zero&One), Charbel Zreiby (Channel PreSales Director – MERT, DELL Technologies), Sandra Reivik (Head of AI Development), and Gopan Sivasankaran (General Manager, META SecureWorks).
- Dharshana Kosgalage, Senior Vice President – Redington, provided insights into the Technology Landscape in MEA.
- Jayakumar Mohanachandran, Chief Research Officer, introduced the RaaS Middle East IT Industry Foresight Survey.
- The event concluded with a fireside chat between Venkatesh Mahadevan, Founding Member, CAAS, and Sanjeev Walia, President, Spire Solutions.
CAAS Research also unveiled the distinguished members of the 2024 Middle East IT Industry Research Council, a group comprising influential leaders in technology and innovation. These esteemed individuals represent a diverse array of organizations and play pivotal roles in steering the course of IT development across the Middle East.
Mohammed Mahnashi CIO/CTO Leading Educational Organization Saudi Arabia
Dr. Salim Al-Suhaili Director, AI & Advanced Tech Government Oman
Adnan Ahmed Lead, Business Continuity, Enterprise Risk Leading Mining Organization Saudi Arabia
Chander Raina Head, IT&T Leading Hospitality Organization Qatar
Jacob Mathew Head, IT Government UAE
Aamir Khan Head, Platform Services Leading Manufacturing Organization United Kingdom
Sheeba Hasnain Sr. PMO & Digital Transformation Specialist Government UAE
Nagi Reddy Bomareddy IT Manager Leading Manufacturing Organization Qatar
Abdus Salam Head, Business Continuity Management Leading Banking Organization Qatar
Aamir Khalid Pirzada CIO/CTO Leading Manufacturing Company Saudi Arabia
Davender Manral CIO Leading Holding Company Saudi Arabia
Qasim Nadeem Sr. IT Manager Leading Solution Provider Saudi Arabia
Samit Jha Group Head, IT Leading Oil & Gas Organization UAE
Tushar Vartak Director IT Risk, Fraud Prevention & Detection Leading Banking Organization UAE
Ahmed Shawky Regional Director, IT (MEA) Leading Hospitality Organization UAE
About CAAS Research: CAAS Research is committed to providing unparalleled value through unbiased and technically informed insights. With a unique approach marked by collaboration with Chief Information Officers (CIOs) worldwide, CAAS Research stands as a trusted partner for organisations seeking a competitive advantage through cutting-edge decision-making.