Microsoft and Majid Al Futtaim Fast-Track Digital Transformation

Microsoft and Majid Al Futtaim have expanded their longstanding partnership […]

Majid Al Futtaim Retail forms a strategic partnership with Microsoft

Microsoft announced that Majid Al Futtaim Retail, the operator of the Carrefour retail brand in 16 countries across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, has transformed its financial planning and analysis (FP&A) capabilities by leveraging the power of the Microsoft Azure Data Platform. The finance team at Majid Al Futtaim Retail used the Azure Analytics Platform to fully automate financial and operational reporting and create a single source of truth for decision-makers. Data silos posed a significant challenge for Majid Al Futtaim Retail.

Majid Al Futtaim launches coding program for women

Majid Al Futtaim will give a prominent platform for women in tech in industry,with UAE’s National Programme for Coders which aims to encourage talent, competence, and innovation in the field of coding.

The first Youth Preparedness & Knowledge Economy Summit to accelerate UAE’s global labor market vision

Tamer Nahas, Event Director at Informa Connect, said: “The upcoming Youth Preparedness & Knowledge Economy Summit is a strategic gathering conceived to bring together leading cross-industry organizations from the public and private sector, government entities, and academia to enhance collaboration via partnerships and enable the UAE to achieve its knowledge-based economy vision. We will also leverage partnerships with Informa’s education.”

Carrefour customers can now trace food at stores using IBM’s blockchain

Carrefour will now offer new levels of insight and transparency to its customers about the provenance of their food via end-to-end visibility on products throughout its supply chain, promoting increased quality, credibility and safety for its shoppers.