Saudi Industrial Development Fund and SAP Partner to Enhance IT Solutions

RIYADH, Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaThe Saudi Industrial Development Fund (SIDF) and global enterprise software company SAP announced today with a new partnership.

Driving the manufacturing sector’s innovation-led growth, the government organization SIDF will use advanced SAP enterprise resource planning, business planning and consolidation, and business intelligence to enhance the SIDF’s ability to issue loans for manufacturers.

“SIDF is working to evolve its products and serveries by adopting the latest technologies to provide distinguished experiences to the investors in the industrial sector. SIDF is also working on reviewing the policies and procedures to support the diversified economy of the Kingdom and play its role in laying out the roadmap of the manufacturing sectors and enhance the company’s competitiveness and support the strategic initiatives to achieve the KSA vision 2030,” said Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Sawian, assistant of the IT and strategic planning manager at SIDF.

“Manufacturing is a cornerstone of the Kingdom’s diversified economic growth, and the SAP partnership with SIDF is in line with our long-term support for public sector innovation and nationwide digital transformation,” said Ahmed Al Faifi, Managing Director, SAP Saudi Arabia.

SIDF, with medium- and long-term soft loans, and technical, administrative, financial, and marketing consultancy, helps industrial firms to overcome challenges and succeed in the Digital Economy.

SIDF ranked earlier this year in a high position in the e-government programme “Yesser” and achieved the ISO/IEC 20000 certification in IT services.

Photo Caption: SIDF and SAP partner on using advanced technology to drive Saudi manufacturing innovation.

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