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Information Age Consulting is a consultation firm specialized in I.T. consultations. Since its establishment, Information Age Consulting understood the role of following I.T. market trends. Information Age Consulting focuses on the recent I.T. market trends including: Natural Language Processing, Social Media Analytics, Text Analytics, Web Analytics,  Big Data, Social Media Strategies, E-Learning, and Financial Market Analytics. Besides, training and consultation remain as standard lines of business offered to our clients.

Forrester Research highlighted our efforts in the field of Natural Language Processing, Big Data, and Text Analytics for Arabic language in a report published on November 2015 entitled "The Gulf Cooperative Council's Big Data Opportunity". You can download this report from this link.

Our Natural Language Processing efforts have been featured in a case study published in September 2016 on Pulsar web site. The study highlighted our system (Social Intelligence Analyzer) which offers content analysis and sentiment analysis functionalities for Standard Arabic and Kuwaiti dialect. The system works as an add-on to Pulsar Social Media Analytics System.  The study also featured how Pulsar and Social Intelligence Analyzer have been used by the Kuwaiti Parliament and the Kuwait TV to analyze public trends. You can read this study on this link.

Dr. Salah Al-Najem the Founder and CEO of Information Age Consulting won the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prize 2017 in the E-Learning Category. The award is offered by the United Nations through the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Dr. Alnajem received the prize on the 13th of June 2017 from the International Telecommunication Union Secretary General Houlin Zhao in the award ceremony held in Geneva during the WSIS forum organized by the ITU in collaboration with the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the UN Development Program (UNDP). Dr. Alnajem’s project (E-Learning and Virtual Classroom) is a learning-management system (LMS) integrated with a virtual classroom functionality using advanced e-collaboration and video conferencing technology. The virtual classroom functionality allows students and other users to join live and recorded lectures/webinars delivered by Dr Salah Alnajem at Kuwait University. The system allows students to participate and interact online in university lectures using video conferencing and e-collaboration technology, through real-time HD audio and video.

Dr. Alnajem receives the prize on the 13th of June 2017 from the International Telecommunication Union Secretary General Houlin Zhao

A group photo for the winners of WISIS Prize 2019

 

     

 

Click here to read read the press release. Click here to watch a TV interview with the the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Click here to watch Kuwait TV's coverage of the news of winning the award

Click here to read WSIS Prize Official Publication "WSIS Success Stories 2017"

Social Intelligence, the social media analytics project of Dr. Salah Al-Najem, the founder and CEO of Information Age Consulting, has been selected as WISIS Prizes 2019 Champion by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) during WSIS Prizes 2019 event at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2019 organized by the International Telecommunication Union which was held in Geneva from 8 to 12 April 2019. Dr. Salah Al-Najem received the WSIS Prizes 2019 Champion certificate from ITU Secretary General Mr. Houlin Zhao. The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) forum is held yearly by the International Telecommunication Union in cooperation with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) And the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The project was selected by the WSIS Prizes jury committee this year among the top five projects in the category of "Local E-Content". These five projects received the largest number of votes during the voting period for the projects submitted to the prizes contest. The number of submitted votes reached more than 2 million votes submitted electronically by governmental organizations, private sector entities, non-profit organizations, academic institutions, and individuals register with the ITU as WSIS Stakeholders. The five projects have been selected as champions according to the number of votes they received an according to the evaluation of jury committee. Dr. Salah’s project was selected as WSIS Prizes 2019 Champion from 1,062 projects in the field of information and communication technology, which were submitted to WSIS Prizes contest this year from various countries and included projects submitted by ministries, government agencies, private sector entities, non-profit organizations, and international universities. Click here to read the press release quoted by Kuwait News Agency KUNA (Arabic). Click here to read Kuwait News Agency's press release (Arabic) on the congratulations of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to Dr. Salah Al-Najem for winning the certificate. Click here to read Kuwait News Agency's press release (Arabic) on congratulating the Speaker of the National Assembly Mr. Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim to Dr. Salah Al-Najem for winning the certificate.

 

Dr. Alnajem receives the WSIS Prizes 2019 Champion on the 9th of April 2019 from the International Telecommunication Union Secretary General Houlin Zhao

 

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