June 24, 2024

Roland Berger Partners With Microsoft UAE For End-To-End Client AI Capabilities

Roland Berger Middle East And Microsoft UAE Collaboration offers clients in the UAE with unparalleled access to leading AI strategy advisory and execution expertise
Elias Aad, Senior Partner at Roland Berger Middle East and Head of Digital and Entrepreneurship practice, and Naim Yazbeck, General Manager of Microsoft UAE. Image Courtesy: Roland Berger

Roland Berger Middle East announced cooperation with Microsoft UAE that will provide clients with the unique end-to-end AI expertise that permits and expedites their AI value creation capabilities, from strategy to execution, across various critical sectors, including but not limited to, the Public Sector, Financial Services, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Energy and Sustainability.

Elias Aad, Senior Partner at Roland Berger Middle East and Head of Digital and Entrepreneurship practice stated “Harnessing the power of artificial intelligence, including generative AI, is a top priority for executive teams worldwide and across industries. Today, businesses are facing increasingly complex environments and strategic challenges, and we believe AI is a key enabler in advancing the attainment of business objectives. This collaboration between Roland Berger and Microsoft will support our clients throughout their AI value creation journey by leveraging each organization’s business strategy, technology capabilities, and access to deep knowledge in the AI space – We are simply putting strategy, execution, and top tech capabilities into play, and this is monumental for clients.”

Naim Yazbeck, General Manager of Microsoft UAE, stated, “At Microsoft, we understand the importance of our partners in helping us deliver the best possible experience for our customers. By working closely with leading companies such as Roland Berger, we can equip our customers with the know-how, tools and resources they need to succeed in their AI journey. Our chosen partners bring deep domain expertise and industry-specific knowledge, allowing us to deliver innovative and impactful AI solutions that meet the unique needs of our customers. We look forward to commencing this journey with Roland Berger in the UAE and beyond.”

Industry sources added that the partnership between Roland Berger and Microsoft serves as a versatile model with potential applications across various sectors. For example, in the Public Sector, it could enhance government operations with AI-driven efficiencies and innovations tailored to better meet citizen requirements. In Financial Services, there is potential to boost banks and financial institutions to elevate risk management, fraud detection, and customer service through sophisticated AI tools.

Similarly, the cooperation might impact the Telecommunications sector by enabling telcos to optimize network management and enhance customer experiences with AI-powered solutions. Moreover, in the Energy & Sustainability sector, it could assist energy firms in increasing operational efficiency and promoting sustainable practices using advanced AI analytics. These examples illustrate the broad applicability and potential benefits of cooperation across different industries.




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