Case study

How Microsoft and MCIT are Driving Digital Transformation in Qatar

People on the Qatar Website Launch

Elev8 has joined forces with Microsoft and the Qatari Ministry of Communication and Technology (MCIT) to launch the Digital Center of Excellence in Qatar. 

The program is a key part of Qatar’s National Vision 2030 that aims to build and enhance the digital capabilities of the country’s public and private sector workforce through reskilling and upskilling. 

 What does digital transformation mean? 

Digital transformation refers to using digital technologies to create new business models, streamline operations, and improve customer experiences. It involves integrating digital technology into all business areas to change how it operates and delivers value to customers fundamentally.

Accelerating the knowledge-based economy’s growth 

Through the Digital Center of Excellence, elev8 is collaborating with Microsoft and MCIT to nurture a highly competitive workforce that can meet the constant and growing demand for digital talent and position Qatar as a global leader in digital.

We’re driving digital transformation in the region by facilitating skilling programs and boot camps covering the latest technology trends, including Cloud Computing, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Cybersecurity.

The collaboration goes a long way in nurturing the tech talent of the future and accelerating the knowledge-based economy’s growth in Qatar. With the rapid pace of technology change, digital skills become obsolete quickly, making continuous, adaptable training crucial for governments and companies to stay competitive.

The results 

Over the next three years, Elev8 plans to upskill over 6,000 people from Qatar’s workforce through the Digital Center of Excellence and help drive economic growth across the country’s vital industries.

Over 2,500 people have undergone elev8’s skilling initiatives in Qatar in the past two years. This has armed them with the knowledge needed to take advantage of the latest cutting-edge technologies and lead ground-breaking innovations in Qatar and around the globe.

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