ISACA UAE announces Excellence Awards 2014

Awards to recognise individual achievements in the GCC IT sector

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ISACA UAE announces Excellence Awards 2014 The ISACA Excellence Awards 2014 will recognise the achievements of professionals in the GCC IT sector.
By  Mark Sutton Published  January 21, 2014

The UAE Chapter of ISACA, the independent industry association for IT professionals, has announced that nominations are now open for its Excellence Awards 2014.

The awards, which will be presented at a ceremony on 1st March in Dubai, are intended to recognise the achievements of individuals in the industry in seven key areas, including IT Management, IT Security, IT Audit, IT Governance, IT Risk, IT Service Continuity and IT Professional Services.

The initiative is intended to promote and recognise excellence in the GCC IT industry, according to Gurpreet Kochar, president of the ISACA UAE Chapter.

The awards are open to IT professionasl in the GCC who are in full time employment or self employed in the private, public or non-profit sector, and to both members and non-members of ISACA.

Each award will be presented to three bands of winners - CIO Awards for IT leads,Professional Awards for those with more than five year's experience in the respective award area, and Future Star Awards, for those with less than five year's experience. The Awards for IT Professional Services will be presented to five categories of services.

Nominees can either nominate themselves or be nominated by third parties, and nominations will be based on achievements during the twelve months of 2013. The awards will be judged by an independent panel, with emphasis placed on areas such as use of best practices, impact on organisations if IT projects and milestone achievements.

Nominationsfor the awards will close on 10th February. For more information see: www.isacauae.org

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