IDC’s Qatar virtual summit theme to offer expert guidance for Futuristic Digitalized Enterprise


International Data Corporation (IDC) that is hosting the IDC Qatar CIO Summit on Monday, September 20th under the theme ‘Innovative Digital Strategies: Evolving to the Demands of a New Realityis overjoyed to announce it under this year’s event edition.

The event is hosted under the IDC’s complete immersive virtual platform and will be garnering experts from diverse groups like senior business leaders, influential IT heads, and distinguished industry analysts for offering their thoughts, their collective expertise regarding how best they can meet unique hurdles during these unprecedented times.

This virtual edition event IDC Qatar CIO Summit 2021 willbe piloting via a broader range of themes that are the

  • Focal point of this voyage.
  • Joining presentations.
  • Panel discussions.
  • Real-life use cases,
  • Individual technology pathway to offer the delegates a bird’s eye view of the current market situation.
  • Exclusive look at the very newest technological innovations.

Statement from Jyoti Lalchandani, IDC’s group vice president and regional managing director for the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa: –

IDC’s group vice president and regional managing director, Jyoti Lalchandani for the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa stated that, “The enablement of a Future Enterprise must be the end goal for any business looking to rapidly adapt and respond to any further business disruptions that lie in wait. IDC’s vision of the future enterprise is an organization that leverages technology to underpin every single process, is fueled by innovation, is platform enabled, and is ecosystem centric. We believe that the journey to becoming a future enterprise requires the C-suite to build new, reprioritized agendas across nine key areas: customers, intelligence, digital innovation, operations, work, connectedness, digital infrastructure, trust, and ecosystems.”

Statement from Meredith Whalen, IDC’s Chief Research Officer: –

IDC’s chief research officer, Meredith Whalen, will present the Summit’s keynote address, ‘Digital Resiliency: Navigating through the Winds of Change’, in which she will outline the need for organizations to employ a new C-Suite agenda if they are to become masters at pivoting rapidly, capitalizing on change, and driving innovation in times of uncertainty.

Dedicated CIO Masterclass Arena: –

For the very first time, this year’s IDC Qatar CIO Summit will also incorporate a dedicated CIO Masterclass Arena that attendees can access throughout the course of the event. This section of the virtual platform will showcase a series of exclusive CXO best-practice presentations, fireside chats, and panel discussions with more than 50 international and regional industry pioneers.

Partners list on board for this summit: –

IDC is honoured to have a wide range of partners on board for the IDC Qatar CIO Summit 2021, comprising off: –

  • Platinum Partners: – Trend Micro, Fortinet, Palo Alto Networks and Nintex.
  • Technology Focus Group Partners: – OpenText, MicroStrategy, Red Hat, OutSystems, Veeam, Darktrace, Oracle, Freshworks.
  • Media Partners: – Marhaba Qatar, Qatar Living, International Business Magazine.

To learn more about the IDC Qatar CIO Summit 2021, please contact Sheila Manek at   or on +971 4 446 3154. You can also join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #IDCQATARCIO.


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