Elm, the leading IT and digital solutions company in the Kingdom, held yesterday in cooperation with the Board of Directors of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the sixth annual summit for chairmen of boards of directorates in Riyadh under the patronage of His Excellency the Minister of Communications and Information Technology Eng. Abdullah Amer Al Sawahah which attracted a number of influential chairmen of boards of directorates and CEOs to discuss the most important challenges of the digital revolution.
This forum comes at a time when the world is witnessing a technological and digital revolution that will have implications on our daily lives. Under the title "Digital Changes and the Fourth Industrial Revolution" the participants will discuss ways in which chairmen of boards of directorates can prepare for the challenges they may face in this area by reviewing the digital transformation strategies and skills required to adapt to changing technologies, as well as discussing cybersecurity recommendations, best practices in the governance of Information Technology, and how to take advantage of the technologies of Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence that make a shift in the business field.
From his part, the spokesman and Vice President of the Marketing sector of «Elm», Majid bin Saad Al Arifi, explained that the rapid technical development has made radical changes in the business world at an unprecedented pace. He stressed that this year's forum will work on identifying the sector's orientations and challenges faced with the help of a number of leading experts, including members of the GCC Board of Directors, to share their experiences and opinions in this field. Al Arifi added that these efforts will enable the stakeholders concerned in the public and private sectors to explore innovative solutions and improve their corporate strategies and governance structures.
It is worth mentioning that Elm is a Saudi joint-stock company and is considered one of the leading hi-tech companies in the provision of secure digital solutions. Elm has excellent relations with various government sectors by providing a number of services and solutions including electronic services and products, consulting, training, and IT solutions, as well as providing administrative support and backing. The company is keen to provide its services at a level that satisfies the customer and fulfills his/her aspirations, while persevering in contributing to the building of distinguished expertise and the localization of Information Technology in an effort to build a knowledgeable society that goes in line with the rapid pace of the digital era.