COVID-19 Impact (Part 2): IDC’s ICT Market Outlook for Middle East, Turkey & Africa

May 13, 2020

Overview


The global COVID-19 outbreak continues to pose significant challenges to the world economy and its potential recovery outlook. The impact on the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) region has been no different, although some countries are now exploring ways to restart economic activity in measured steps.
Meanwhile, the ICT industry continues to experience the effects of this economic shock and its impact on the recovery trajectory of enterprises, governments, and consumers alike. Rest assured, IDC is keeping a close eye on these changing ICT market trends, both worldwide and across the region.

This webinar will focus on the continuing impact of COVID-19 on the META ICT industry and the progressive market changes we expect to see over the coming period. It will examine both the economic and ICT market outlook, as well as the anticipated impact on key technology sub-markets and verticals and the shifting market dynamics in Egypt, Turkey, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and the wider GCC. It will showcase CIO perspectives and responses, while outlining the emerging opportunities that tech vendors and providers can explore as they look to help their customers define a new way forward.

Agenda

Time Event & Speakers
12:00

COVID-19 Impact (Part 2): IDC’s ICT Market Outlook for Middle East, Turkey & Africa

Jyoti Lalchandani
Group Vice President & Regional MD, IDC Middle East, Africa and Turkey
Ranjit Rajan
Associate Vice President, Research (META), IDC
Wilson Xavier
Research Director, Telecom & IT Services (META), IDC
12:50

IDC CIO Panel Discussion
Insights on how the current crisis is reshaping the medium- to long-term strategic outlook

Jyoti Lalchandani
Group Vice President & Regional MD, IDC Middle East, Africa and Turkey
Muhammed-Ali Ercan
IT Director & Head of Global Application Services, BSH Home Appliances Group (Turkey)
Ashley Singh
Head of IT/CTO/CIO, Financial Services Industry (South Africa)
Piyush Kumar Chowhan
Chief Information Officer, Lulu Group (UAE)
13:15

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