IDC embraces ‘AI Everywhere’ vision for 2024 Middle East CIO Summit

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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International Data Corporation (IDC) Middle East CIO Summit is returning to Dubai on February 21–22, 2024, to redefine digitalization strategies for an ‘AI Everywhere’ future.

Addressing the theme ‘The Future of IT: Rethinking Digitalization for an AI Everywhere World’, the IDC Middle East CIO Summit 2024 will explore this pivotal shift in the IT landscape and share essential guidance on navigating AI’s transformative influence across industries.

According to IDC’s forecast, annual worldwide spending on AI-centric systems will exceed $300 billion by 2026, owing to recent breakthroughs in the realm of generative AI (GenAI) that are reshaping the technological landscape at an unprecedented rate.

Jyoti Lalchandani_IDC unveils themese for 2024 Middle East CIO Summit
Jyoti Lalchandani
Group VP & Regional MD,
IDC Group,
META region

“Embracing an ‘AI Everywhere’ mindset is no longer a choice but a necessity for organizations aiming to maintain competitive parity. Forward-thinking governments and digitally savvy entities are prioritizing AI to drive digital innovation, enhance customer experiences, and optimize operational efficiencies.”

The IDC Middle East CIO Summit 2024 will showcase proven best-practice strategies for establishing data-centric platforms, migrating to cloud infrastructure, governing cloud economics, redefining security and digital trust, and investing in skills development. The summit will offer a vital platform for IT leaders to comprehend their evolving roles in an AI-infused landscape. Expert guidance will be shared on navigating challenges, adapting to shifting business environments, and crafting innovative solutions.

Discussions will cover everything from performance and growth to engagement, safety, security, ethics, and sustainability, and addressing diverse topics such as:

  • Orchestrating Digital Infrastructure
  • DevOps Strategies
  • Predictive Analytics Strategy
  • Enterprise IT Transformation
  • Leveraging Low-Code/No-Code Platforms
  • Omni-Experience Transformation
  • Cybersecurity Policies, Regulations, and Compliance
  • Technology Buyer Trends
  • Application Modernization Strategies
  • AI and the Tech Revolution: Are Your Foundations Ready for Change?
  • Effective Hybrid Cloud Deployment
  • Sustainability Is Not Just a CEO Agenda: How Do You Measure It?
  • Creating a Digital Resilient Enterprise
  • Tech Architectures for Success

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