Nakilat recently won the CIO 100 awards at CIO 100 Awards and Forum 2017. The award was received by Nakilat’s Information Technology Manager Hamad Rashid Suwaid during the ceremony held in Dubai.
The CIO 100 Awards honor companies that demonstrate excellence and achievement in IT (Information Technology) ensuring functional efficiency, security and digital transformation as strategic business partners.
The award came in recognition of the company’s successful planning and implementation of a Unified Ship Management System V-Shape onboard Nakilat-operated vessels. This is the second consecutive year that Nakilat has been conferred the CIO 100 award for its successful undertaking of setting the standard for innovation and creativity with regards to their IT department.
Organised by Computer News Middle East (CNME), the awards are held annually to celebrate technology innovation and service excellence in the regional IT sector, with winners being selected through a judging panel.
With this award, Nakilat has once again established a new benchmark for success since it launched its consolidation project that was initiated to address sundry problems associated with existing technologies, data centers and its IT department, as well as implement new systems and technologies across the corporation. The award further highlights the organization’s commitment towards using information technology in innovative ways to deliver business value through optimization of business processes.
Eng. Abdullah Al-Sulaiti, Nakilat Managing Director said: “We are grateful to be recognized for our efforts and contributions to the IT sector, as well as to all our partners for their support and co-operation throughout the journey. This awards serves as a great acknowledgement of Nakilat’s impressive journey. This award is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of our employees. Our IT team members have distinguished themselves by creating business value through the innovative use of information by providing insight into business technology leadership for unique practices and substantial results.”