Dubai Future Foundation and EA Juffali & Brothers leverage Winnovate to boost MENA’s digital innovation market
Mita Srinivasan
10x Industry

Dubai Future Foundation and EA Juffali & Brothers leverage Winnovate to boost MENA’s digital innovation market

Powered by SAP, Winnovate enables organizations to unlock growth and success by developing a culture of innovation

The Dubai Future Foundation and Saudi conglomerate, EA Juffali & Brothers, engaged with Winnovate, powered by SAP, to deliver workshops to empower creative champions with the mindset, tools, and methodologies for co-creation and co-innovation.

Yaqoob Al-Zaabi from the Strategy Department at Dubai Future Foundation, added, “The Winnovate workshop has surprised and challenged me, helping me to think in ways I have never thought before and showing me how easily accessible and impactful innovation tools are. I am excited to inspire my colleagues with the power of innovation methodologies, and to change the way we innovate at Dubai Future Foundation.”

“As leaders we have to help our teams to equip them with skills and competencies that will accelerate innovation, mindsets and processes and increase employee engagement,” added Oussama Zein, General Manager, E.A. Juffali & Brothers. “Through the right enablement, we will build and foster a fast and iterative innovation capability that helps us to stay ahead and keep disrupting.”

With people being at the heart of digital transformation Winnovate, powered by SAP, has enabled more than 4,420 innovators by now and offers its services in-person and remotely to empower organizations and its employees beyond functional or physical borders. The program enables individuals and organizations to experience, learn and apply cutting-edge innovation methodologies like Design Thinking and Business Modeling fueled by powerful change techniques like positive psychology and creative team coaching. Additionally, Winnovate brings technology expertise through its SAP roots, and facilitate prototyping as well as the application of core digital technologies.

Winnovate is the commercial arm of the SAP Training and Development Institute, a CSR-driven SAP entity that was founded in 2012. All Winnovate proceeds go towards further funding the digital skills-building initiatives of SAP Training and Development Institute, in order to support the enablement of future tech talent on technology skills and entrepreneurial thinking.