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DATE: 20 Feb 2020

The First International Adisory Committe Visit

​Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) reactivates the International Advisory Committee (IAC). The IAC comprises a galaxy of internationally renowned Statistical experts, namely: H.E Dr. Ola Awad, Dr. Peter Huckle, Mrs. Sibela von O'Blin, Dr. Emanuel Baldashi, and Dr. Pedro Samos Kulho. The IAC's first meetings convened on Sunday and Monday 16-17 February 2020. The sessions included briefings by SCAD sectors to discuss the challenges ahead, and explore areas of improvement for statistical work in Abu Dhabi Emirate. The IAC members visited Qasr Al Watan's, a rare architectural masterpiece combining the magnificent present with the dazzling past,   to discover the legacy of knowledge and tradition that have shaped the journey of the nation, boosting cultural understanding of the United Arab Emirates. The IAC concluded its work by providing recommendations to SCAD senior management to develop statistical work in Abu Dhabi Emirate.

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DATE: 20 Feb 2020

Honoring the winner of Innovation competition

During the activities of Innovation week, the Committee of Innovation and Artificial Intelligence conducted an Innovation competition to increase SCAD employees' awareness about innovation, what it means, and the difference between it and creativity. The Committee honored the winner, Mr. Hamad Abdul Rahman Al Nasseri, for his active participation.

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DATE: 11 Feb 2020

SCAD celebrates the end of Innovation Week

​On Thursday, 6 February 2020, Statistic Centre Abu Dhabi celebrated the ending of Abu Dhabi Innovation week that was from the 2nd to the 6th of February. During the week, The Committee of Innovation and Artificial Intelligence organized a variety of activities such as workshops on innovation and the latest tools in artificial intelligence. In addition to a creative personality test and a questionnaire. All in aim of raising the culture if innovation in SCAD and creating an environment that supports new ideas.

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DATE: 05 Feb 2020

SCAD Employees Participate in the Creative Type Test

On the 3rd of February, the committee of innovation and artificial intelligence shared a personality test, a part of its activities for the week of innovation. The test was designed by adobe to discover what creative type you are. Detailing each creative type, their strength and weakness and which types are mostly compatible. The activity got a lot of attention mainly for the test's strong visual and how interactive it is.

If interested in doing the test:

https://mycreativetype.com/


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DATE: 05 Feb 2020

"Artificial Intelligence and latest technologies and tools” workshop

​Statistic center Abu Dhabi held a workshop by Oracle that was organized by the Committee of Innovation and Artificial Intelligence on Monday 3rd of February, within the innovation week agenda. The workshop titled "artificial intelligence and latest technologies and tools", covered data analysis and the stages of analysis. Oracle also introduced a new tool called "Oracle Analytics Desktop" which allows a more in depth analysis and helps in creating visuals such as infographics. To say the least, the workshop is important in instilling the culture of innovation in SCAD by introducing the employees to the latest technologies and tool in the field of statistical data and analysis.

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