Orange Jordan launches the local version of Orange Social Venture Prize

Orange Jordan recently launched its local version of Orange Social Venture Prize , targeting innovative ideas by young entrepreneurs that meet the needs of communities in various areas, as the registration for the award began last March. A committee consisting of juries who are experts in the field of entrepreneurship, selected nine startup companies from the pool of applicants to participate in the final stage who are going to present their projects before the committee of which  three will win cash prizes, along with the opportunity to participate in a competition for the global award, which will be held in November 2018.

Orange Jordan is proud to launch the local award for the second consecutive year with an aim to support startup companies contributing to social and economic development, not to mention their active contribution to digital transformation. The company also commits to supporting entrepreneurs who are keen on improving these categories in Africa and the Middle East, as Orange Jordan is confident in their creative ideas, which are positively reflected in the community.

Speaking on the occasion, Eng. Rana Al Dababneh, Director of Public Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and Corporate Communication at Orange Jordan, said: “We are very proud to launch the local version of the Orange Social Venture Award for the second year, as it will benefit entrepreneurs, and we are confident in the ideas and innovations of the companies participating in the award”.

It is worth mentioning that the jury consists of: Valentina Qussisiya, CEO of Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation (AHSF), Deputy Executive Vice President of the Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD), Mohammad Al-Amoush, CEO of The Information and Communications Technology Association of Jordan (int@j), Eng. Nidal Bitar, Mais Al-Daoud, Director of Strategy & Partnerships at the Crown Prince Foundation (CPF), and the pioneer Fida Taher, all of whom expressed their gratitude for being part of this event, and how proud they are with this award and Orange Jordan’s support for Jordanian entrepreneurs.

Orange Social Venture Prize is in line with Orange Jordan’s corporate strategy, “Essentials 2020” which aims to shed light on local talents and invest in them, particularly entrepreneurs whom Orange Jordan is committed to supporting through offering training programs, financial support and expertise to help transform their ideas into reality and contribute to the development of the local community.

Integrated Technology Group ITG Participate in MENA Innovation 2018 Forum


This year, Integrated Technology Group (ITG) will participate as a branded partner in the official ministerial summit for ICT innovation in education and digital inclusion “MENA Innovation 2018” which will take place in Cairo, Egypt on the 29th until the 31st of July.

The MENA Innovation summit will bring together ministers, senior government officials, and universities from across the MENA region and African countries, which will create the perfect opportunity for (ITG) to present the newest version of the global award winning, Comprehensive e-Learning Platform for K-12 schools and Universities EduWave®, serving more than 15 Million users over 50 Thousand education institutes with three country wide deployments, EduWave® is the most powerful and complete educational platforms that assist schools and school districts become more efficient, effective, and productive.

SkyTech awarded SAP Recognized Expertise partner status


As the only SAP partner in the Arabic-speaking world, SkyTech has been awarded the status of “SAP Recognized Expertise in SAP Business One”. By awarding this honor, SAP acknowledges the success of SkyTech customer projects and the comprehensive know-how and many years of experience of the international provider of SAP ERP business consulting and implementation services.

“In a world of fierce competition, and the current economics, SkyTech was not only a leader, but a role model for all other businesses.”, said an obviously delighted Bushra Atassi and Fadi Al Kfouf, Managing Directors of SkyTech, adding: “Being the first to lay hands on SAP Business One in the Middle East, things get really exciting when confronted with elaborate projects –such as implementing a whole group of companies at once or supporting the transformation of companies from “no ERP system” into the digital and cloud era.”

SkyTech has been a full-service provider in the Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) field for over 5 years today. Down through the years, SkyTech – which employs over 22 consultants that cover all the modules in SAP Business One, SAP Addons development and SAP Analytics and BI– has evolved to become the leading specialist for high-end ERP transformation. The SAP seal of approval highlights that the entire life-cycle of employees is covered – everything from the business-management and conceptual aspects right up to technical implementation and subsequent support.

Guaranty Trust Bank Limited goes live on ICS BANKS from ICS Financial Systems


Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: ICS Financial Systems Limited (ICSFS), a global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, announced today that Guaranty Trust Bank (Tanzania) Limited (GTBank Tanzania); subsidiary of Guaranty Trust Bank PLC, has successfully gone live on ICS BANKS Universal Banking Solution.

GTBank Tanzania received its license in 2016, to offer commercial banking services in Tanzania, which by that, embraces Tanzania to be the 11th country that Guaranty Trust Bank PLC marks its footprint in.

“Our journey has started with GTBank in late 90’s, where it was among the first 10 customers to bank on ICS BANKS.” Commented Managing Director of ICSFS; Mr. Robert Hazboun, “We are happy to state that GTBank Tanzania went live with a smooth system integration and impressive total duration time of 73 days! GTBank Tanzania is our first customer in Tanzania that will enjoy banking with ICS BANKS’ innovative and efficient banking solutions.” Hazboun added, “We are also looking forward to strengthen our presence in Tanzania, as we already have strong presence in the rest of East Africa.”

ICS BANKS provides a complete suite of banking business modules with a rich sweep of functionalities and features, addressing business needs and automating accounting processes, as needed, to improve a bank’s business performance. ICS BANKS has always been a pioneer in utilizing the latest technology to serve financial institutions. In addition to its embedded Service-Oriented-Architecture (SOA), the system is deployed in a multi-tiered setup that runs on a web thin client.

ESKADENIA Software, a technology partner to the 32nd General Arab Insurance Federation Conference (GAIF 2018) – Tunisia


ESKADENIA Software, the leading Jordanian-based provider of world-class software products and services, will participate in the 32nd General Arab Insurance Federation Conference (GAIF 2018); this biennial conference will focus on the “digital transition in the Arab insurance industry”. And will take place from 24th to 27th June 2018 in Hammamet (Tunisia).

ESKADENIA Software will support the summit’s organizers and attendees with a wide range of products linking all conference details, agenda, speakers and sponsors by activating ESKA® Mobile App on IOS and Android phones.

ESKADENIA Software will showcase, under the title “Towards Digital Transformation”, its wide range of comprehensive insurance software products, consisting of ESKA® Insures (General, Medical, Life, Travel, Broker Management System, Banc-Assurance , and E-Insurance Systems), Management Information System, in addition to advanced Financial, Human resources, Customer Relationship Management, Workflow and Document Management Systems through demo sessions, presentations and business meetings with focus on internet and mobile technologies.

وزارة الداخلية تطلق الموقع الالكتروني الجديد بالتعاون مع ايكو تكنولوجي

انسجاما وتنفيذا للتوجيهات الملكية السامية المتضمنة مواكبة التطورات التقنية والادارية والفنية في شتى ميادين العمل العام، فقد حرصت وزارة الداخلية على ترجمة هذه التوجيهات الى واقع ملموس عبر تحديث الموقع الالكتروني لوزارة الداخلية بالتعاون مع ايكو تكنولوجي.

يتميز الموقع الالكتروني الجديد بتصميم وفق أحدث التكنولوجيا المتبعة في مجال تطوير المواقع الالكترونية كما يعد هذا الموقع من المواقع الحائزة على ختم المعايير الدولية  W3C  من ناحية  التصميم والتطوير وهيكلة المحتوى ومراعات التصفح لذوي الاحتياجات الخاصة.

يقدم الموقع الالكتروني الجديد مجموعة من الخدمات الالكترونية الموجهة للمقيمين و المغتربين التي من شانها تيسير وتبسيط الاجراءات المعمول بها في الوزارة. كما يتميز الموقع الجديد باحتوائه على محتوى غني يشمل التشريعات، دليل الخدمات، والمركز الاعلامي. بالإضافة الى بوابة الشكاوى و الاقتراحات لتقديم خدمات افضل.

ESKADENIA Software shares the joy of Ramadan with all its Employees  

In recognition of the Holy Month Ramadan, ESKADENIA Software hosted Ramadan Iftar Banquet for all its employees and their families as part of the company’s effort to enhance teams’ spirit and communication. The Iftar was held on May the 29th, 2018 at Karam Beirut Restaurant – Amman, and the group enjoyed the entertaining oriental melodies during the evening.

Managing partners & founders of ESKADENIA Software Mr. Nael Salah & Ms. Doha Abdelkhaleq joined the annual Ramadan ritual along with ESKADENIA Software family and team to wish everyone peace and prosperity years ahead.

اسكدنيا للبرمجيَات تُشارك في مؤتمر الإبتكار والإبداع الصحي لعام 2018

شاركت شركة اسكدنيا للبرمجيّات، الرائدة في قطاع تكنولوجيا المعلومات والبرمجيّات، في “مُؤتمر الإبتكار والإبداع الصحي” التابع للجمعيَة الأردنيَة للتأمين الطبي (JAMI). حيث عُقد المُؤتمر في 12 و 13 أيّار في فندق هيلتون – البحر الميت، الأردن.

هذا وقدمت شركة اسكدنيا للبرمجيات عروض حيّة ومُتكاملة لاثنين من مُنتجاتها أثناء فعاليات مؤتمر الإبتكار والإبداع الصحي؛ نظام التأمينات الصحيّة ونظام كيرنت للرّعاية الصحيّة.

 كما يقوم نظام التأمينات الصحيّة بدعم عمليات التأمين سواءً كانت لشخص أو لمجموعة، أما بالنسبة لنظام كيرنت للرّعاية الصحيّة فإنه يوفر حلولاً لإدارة المُمارسات الطبيَة من منظور الأقسام الماليَة والإداريَة والتنظيميَة التي تُستخدم من قبل المُستشفيات والعيادات والمُختبرات والصيدليات ومراكز الأشعَة على نحو فعَال. فإن كلا النظامين هم عبارة عن مجموعة من التطبيقات والوحدات البرمجيَة المتكاملة.

إس تي إس الأردنية أفضل شريك أعمال لأوراكل العالمية للسنة الثالثة على التوالي

حصلت شركة إس تي إس”STS” الأردنية الرائدة في تقديم حلول نظم المعلومات وحلول تكنولوجيا المعلومات والاتصالات المتكاملة للمشاريع الكبرى في المملكة والمنطقة على جائزة أفضل شريك أعمال لحلول البنية التحتية كخدمة السحابية من شركة “أوراكل ”Oracleبمنطقه مصر والشام وشمال افريقيا لعام 2018، والتي أعلنتها “أوراكل”Oracle خلال حفل تكريم شركاء أعمالها في مختلف فئات الحلول التي تقدمها بمنطقة مصر والشام وشمال افريقيا.

وقد ترشحت شركة إس تي إس “STS”  لهذه الجائزة من بين مجموعة من أبرز شركاء “أوراكل ”Oracle في المنطقة، حيث جرى إخيتار الشركة لكونها الأفضل في هذا المجال ذلك لما أنجزته من مشاريع ناجحة داخل المنطقة وخارجها خلال العام 2018.

و من الجدير بالذكر أن شركة إس تي إس”STS” الأردنية قد نالت على جائزة أفضل شريك بالمنطقة لشركة أوراكل للسنة الثالثة على التوالي، حيث انها حصدت جائزة أفضل شريك أعمال لعام 2016 عن فئة أنظمة اوراكل بالاضافة الى جائزة العام 2017 عن فئة حلول قواعد البيانات، ما يؤكد إستمرارية إلتزام الشركة بالحفاظ على موقع القيادة بين شركات تكنولوجيا المعلومات في المملكة والمنطقة الذي دأبت عليه شركة STS عبر السنين.

وقد جرى تسليم الجائزة في حفل يوم الشركاء السنوي الذي أقامته شركة “أوراكل  ”Oracleإلى مدير قيم حلول ومنتجات البنى التحتية في شركة شركة إس تي إس “STS” رامي الحنيطي في فندق فور سيزونز، في بيروت، في دولة لبنان العربية.

و تعليقاً على هذه الجائزة أكد الحنيطي على عمق الشراكة مع شركة “أوراكل ”Oracleوعلى حرص شركة إس تي إس “STS” على استمرارية التعاون والالتزام بالمضي قدماً بالمزيد من الانجازات في المستقبل وبالأخص في مجالات حلول الحوسبة السحابية مع الحرص على المحافظة على أعلى تصنيف شراكة الذي تتمتع به إس تي إس “STS” منذ سنوات عديدة.

وقال عقب تسلم الجائزة ” إن هذا التكريم يمثل مصدر فخر لنا وشهادة نعتز بها بانجازاتنا و قيم فريق عملنا الخاصة التي أرستها إس تي إس “STS” عبر سنوات عملها، والتي عملنا منذ العام  1989 على تعزيز أسسها وممارساتها”، مضيفا “إن حصولنا على هذه الجائزة يعكس المكانة التي وصلنا اليها ليس على المستوى المحلي فحسب، بل على مستوى شركات تكنولوجيا المعلومات إقليميا “

Orange Jordan as the Telecom Partner for Sofex



Orange Jordan recently renewed its strategic partnership with the twelfth annual Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference (SOFEX 2018), entitled “Hybrid wars in the international gray zone – the changing operational environment” that will be held this year at the King Abdullah I Air Base, located in Marka between 7 and  10 May, 2018.

According to the agreement, Orange Jordan will be SOFEX’s sole telecommunications provider and exclusive telecom sponsor, and will be responsible for providing telecom and internet services for all SOFEX activities and visitors, whereby Orange will as well display its vast array of technologically advanced products and services in a special booth during the exhibition, showcasing the security solutions it offers its customers and subscribers.

Director General of Sofex, Amer Tabaa affirmed the importance of Orange Jordan’s role in the local telecommunications sector, especially as it provides the local market with the latest technology, thanking the company for sponsoring and supporting Sofex in its twelfth cycle, stressing that the company has always been a sponsor of former Sofex exhibitions asit reflects its commitment and social responsibility to society.

From his side, Chief Enterprise Officer at Orange Jordan, Engineer Sami Smeirat, said that the company constantly seeks to be part of this important national event, which is held annually under the Patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II, pointing out that the strategic partnership between both parties affirms Orange Jordan’s commitment towards supporting and enhancing the Kingdom’s efforts in creating development in all aspects. The company is also dedicated to offering new and innovative telecommunications options across the Kingdom, as it falls in line with the company’s five-year corporate strategy “Essentials 2020” which focuses on providing continuity in telecommunications and richer connectivity.

He added that “Sofex is considered to be one of the most prominent and important global exhibitions, and provides added value to all participating companies in all aspects, which solidifies the Kingdom’s position, making it one of the most important global destinations in this aspect.

During its current cycle, the exhibition will witness a wide participation of companies from different countries, leaders, experts and specialists in the world and will discuss everything related to contemporary global security issues and the role of technology in driving them.

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