16/11/2011

KnowledgeOman.com Supports Protiviti’s IT Leadership Conference

KnowledgeOman.com, the country’s leading knowledge-based community initiative, is supporting Oman’s IT Leadership Conference, organized by the global firm Protiviti Member Firm (Middle East) for the first time in the country. Held under the patronage of Dr. Salim Al Ruzaiqi, CEO of ITA, the event under the theme of “Leadership in IT: What it takes to take the lead?” is scheduled this November 20th at Shangri-la with an exclusive list of Business and IT leaders in Oman.

Shatha Salim Al Maskiry, Managing Director, Protiviti, says “We are organizing this event to inspire leaders of today and tomorrow in IT excellence and innovation, to engage in thought provoking topics such as Security, Green IT, and governance; and to share rich experiences and deep insights in today’s rapidly changing and challenging landscape.”

The IT Leadership conference is set to convey a strong message to foster leadership and innovation in IT based on international standards and leading practices. Key speakers from organizations such as Microsoft, Cisco and Protiviti will provide deep insights on current IT trends that demand an agile strategy, innovation, change, and confidence. Topics include Information Security & Privacy, Internet Governance, Mega Trends, role of IT in National Competitiveness, e-government, IT challenges in the 21st century and an HR perspective in attracting, developing and retaining talent.

Tariq Al Barwani, President and Founder of KnowledgeOman.com, adds, “Every organization today has an information and communications technology department yet not all of them are effectively lead and utilized as a business enabling and facilitating tool. We are proud to be supporting this unique event which will bring knowledge closer to IT leaders in Oman.”

In line with KnowledgeOman.com’s mission of connecting communities with knowledge, the support of Protiviti’s IT Leadership Conference promotes the sharing of knowledge, building market ties, and paving the way for solutions and innovations in the country.

Protiviti, a global consulting firm, helps companies solve problems in finance, technology, operations, governance, risk and internal audit. Protiviti has a network of more than 70 offices in over 20 countries globally with its team of professionals and advisors.

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