Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) participated in the IBM World of Watson (WOW) 2016 Convention held in the United States of America, during the period 24-27 October, 2016, for the purpose of attaining most recent knowledge on IT developments. KDIPA was represented by Mr. Mohammad Al-Otaibi, IT Department, and Mr. Mohammad Al-Ateeqi, Financial Affairs Department. This annual convention brought together technology leaders and state of art technology solutions from numerous world-renowned vendors to discuss immediate and future impact.
KDIPA representatives gained first had experience by attending specialized workshops, focused on big data, cloud computing, IoT, artificial intelligence, and cognitive computing. They also got to closely benefit from success stories and best practices on adopting the next generation data and analytics platform.