MCIT and KPMG to develop Saudi AI and analytics centre
By Mark Sutton / ITP.net
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), will develop a centre for AI and advanced analytics with KPMG Al Fozan & Partners.
The Insights Centre will focus on building capabilities and digital solutions in AI and advanced data analytics.
The centre will leverage KPMG's global innovation strategy for data and analytics, which combines collaborative learning with cutting-edge technology to help businesses develop creative solutions to address challenges. The center will act as the gateway for the delivery of digital transformation solutions and services in the Kingdom.
KPMG will also provide job and training opportunities in data analytics and AI, and digital transformation solutions in the Kingdom, for enhancing the efforts of building digital cadres and supporting the development process in Saudi Arabia.
The partnership was announced with an MoU signing yesterday, which took place in the presence of His Excellency Eng. Haitham Al-Ohali, Vice Minister of Communications and Information Technology. The agreement was signed by Dr. Ahmed Al-Theneyan, Deputy Minister of Technology Industry and Digital Capacities, and Mr. Abdullah Al-Fozan, Chairman of KPMG MESA and KPMG Saudi Arabia.