Tech Mahindra planning to Establish a Data & AI and a CoE in UAE

Tech Mahindra is planning to establish its first Data & AI and a CoE in Saudi Arabia

Tech Mahindra is planning to establish a data and AI and a CoE in Saudi Arabia.  Read this article to know more about the insights of CoE in Saudi Arabia.

Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of consulting, digital transformation, and business re-engineering services and solutions, has signed an agreement with the Saudi Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT). The tech giant is planning to organize a Data & AI and a Cloud Center of Excellence (CoE) in Riyadh. The CoE in Saudi Arabia will combine academic and socioeconomic goals to build national Hi-tech talent capacity, create high-quality jobs, promote digital innovation, and scale up small and medium-sized businesses.

In the presence of CP Gurnani, MD and CEO of Tech Mahindra, the MoU was signed by Ibrahem N. Al-Nasser, Deputy Minister for Technology of MCIT, and Ram Ramachandran, Head -of Middle East & Africa, Tech Mahindra. Saudi government officials and Tech Mahindra’s top management team were also present at the MoU signing. Tech Mahindra’s Data & AI and Cloud CoE will accelerate and sustain the adoption of Data Analytics and Ethical AI. It will also drive cloud-enabled transformation across industries to develop local assets and Intellectual Property (IP), as well as promote a cognitive approach across smart services, to contribute to Saudi Vision 2030’s digital-led transformation objectives.

“Adoption of Cloud, Data, and AI will play a major role in Saudi Arabia’s IT and Digital Growth,” said Haitham AlOhali, Vice Minister at MCIT in Saudi Arabia. We are delighted to announce this collaboration with a digital leader, Tech Mahindra, which will bring global expertise and assets to Saudi Arabia and enable talent and IP creation in the coming years.”

To foster innovation of the Kingdom’s transition to a digital economy, Tech Mahindra will host design thinking workshops, hackathons focused on Data & AI, and Cloud. The collaboration will provide training and development for 2500 Saudi nationals through project deployment programmes that enhance skills and develop careers in data and artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud computing.

This collaboration aligns with Tech Mahindra’s DigitALL philosophy for total business transformation. As part of the NXT.NOWTM framework, which aims to improve the ‘Human Centric Experience,’ Tech Mahindra invests in emerging technologies and solutions that enable digital transformation and meet the changing needs of its customers.

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