14/01/2011

KO Operations & Corporate Teams Hold Annual Plan Meeting

Driven by growth, community projects and the vision of a Knowledge Society, KnowledgeOman.com recently held an annual plan meeting for 2011, as each of the Operations and Corporate divisions discussed the way forward with respective team members and the difference each member makes for the greater vision.

“We are aware of the challenges that are ahead of us this year 2011, but that won’t stop us delivering the best we can through the various activities we do through the internet and outside the internet,” said Khalfan Al Mahrazy, Vice President of KnowledgeOman.com.

The Operations team, led by Khalfan Al Mahrazy, discussed the expansion of the online platform to maximize the leveraging of ICT for community growth, with recent new initiatives including OmanVideos.com to promote beneficial video sharing and local talent, along with OmanWall.com as a value-based social networking platform. This is in addition to launching online competitions that support the spread of knowledge.

The Corporate & Media Affairs team, led by Rym Aoudia, discussed the direction of KnowledgeOman.com in the community, through establishment of specific community ties and strategic partnerships, along with community projects such as the Educational Seminars and the Charity talent-driven initiative. The team also discussed the news and homepage coverage, including the news generated, the interviews with people from the industry and the community, and the Community Speaks initiative that invites people from various backgrounds and experiences to write articles and have their own column section, contributing to knowledge growth in the country.

Rym Aoudia, Head of Corporate & Media Affairs, added, “The success of KnowledgeOman.com is driven by its people, with a diverse team and active community engagement. We are confident our volunteer work will make a further impact in 2011, locally and globally.”

KnowledgeOman.com, led by President Tariq Hilal Al Barwani, is driven by two teams namely, Operations and Corporate and Media Affairs. The Operations team looks after the forum, the technical maintenance and the online projects of the organization, and the Corporate and Media Affairs looks after the homepage and news feature, community ties, and community projects of the organization. KnowledgeOman.com is now home to over 8,000 members and growing.

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