Saudi’s connected future requires deepening collaborations in local talent ecosystems

SourceSaudi Gazette
CountrySaudi Arabia

By Terry HeToday the information and communications technology (ICT) sector forms the building blocks of more intelligent societies.This sector, and the people who work within it, are helping to drive Saudi industries and businesses forward.

This provides the momentum for socio-economic growth while contributing towards the realization of Vision 2030.Nurturing local talent as an integral part of the Kingdom’s overall ICT ecosystem is also spreading advantages to all other sectors and industries.A strong talent pool is therefore essential for Saudi Arabia to reap the full benefits of digitalization, to unlock more opportunities for people and business, and to accelerate national recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic.A talent-focused and “innovation” mindset is the only way to addresses the requirements of a more digital-centric and sustainable future.The essential role of connectivity has never been more prominent than in the last year. Without fast connections provided by advanced telecom networks, video conferencing, cloud computing, and other technologies, the world would have ground to a halt during the lockdowns.Creating more...