elev8’s President Maria Balbas shared her expertise in digital upskilling and transformative education with industry peers recently during an informative panel session at the prestigious Qatar ICT Forum 2023. Underlining her reputation as one of the industry’s most respected thought leaders, Ms. Balbas was invited to participate in a 60-minute session titled Bridging the Skills Gap for Digital Acceleration, where she offered valuable insights on the vital role training plays for organizations who wish to keep pace with the latest innovative technologies.
Commenting on the best strategies to ensure digital readiness, Ms. Balbas stated: “Bridging the skills gap requires a strategic and proactive approach that prioritizes the development of the capabilities needed to drive and unlock the benefits of digital transformation. One billion jobs worldwide are set to be transformed by technology by 2030, making it more important than ever to develop a highly competitive workforce that can meet the constant and growing demand for digital talent.”
As a leading global expert on developing upskilling programs that support the digital transformation of governments and large tech companies around the world, Ms. Balbas’ visionary stewardship has been instrumental in positioning elev8 at the forefront of the digital skilling revolution.
“Organizations must foster a culture of continuous learning that empowers team members to develop their knowledge and skills. As a global learning partner with a proven track record in helping governments and large enterprises bring their digital transformation ambitions to life, elev8 is proud to lead the way for digital skilling in Qatar and beyond,” she added.
elev8’s participation in the Qatar ICT Forum 2023 is the latest in a series of initiatives aimed at furthering the global digital transformation agenda. Hosted by the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) of Qatar in the presence of H.E. Mohammad bin Ali Al-Mannai, Qatar’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology, the event provided a valuable platform for industry stakeholders to discuss and explore the latest trends in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector.
The forum featured a series of keynote speeches, panel sessions, and presentations examining how the emerging technologies influencing the world of today can be applied to create a better tomorrow. The CRA also unveiled ‘Qatar’s ICT Landscape and Digital Trends 2022’ during the event, an informative new report based on a comprehensive research study that takes a deep dive into the challenges and opportunities shaping the industry.