In the presence of Zamil Bin Jamil Al-Osaimi, VP of IT in Saudi Arabian Airlines, Saudia has recently empowered its staff with launch of new mobile apps to manage institutional resources. These apps are compatible with all smart devices.
This step was motivated by SV2020 strategic plan as well as the transformational program which is being applied to its all sectors, companies, and strategic units. This specific program aims at developing the interior procedures and providing high efficiently services by applying latest and most up-to-date technology. It, also, aims at keeping up with the up-to-the-minute developments in aviation industry which include providing more self-services facilities for employees, administration, and institutional work, which in turn will result in operational efficiency and institutional uniqueness.
The second phase of the project is expected to be completed by August 2016, and the last phase in November 2016. Thus, real-time services will be facilitated, developed, and accessible around the clock.
Al-Osaimi affirms that this project aims at automated 120+ interior services and make them accessible through mobile phones and smart devices. These services include among others: apps for staff leave, salary details, staff IDs, purchase orders, and business trips, etc. All these services and more will be available on the first phase of the project. The second phase, on the other hand, will provide 450+ additional electronic services.
Al-Osaimi appreciates the great efforts of staff of Excellence Center for Institutional Resources Management System (which is part of Saudia IT sector), who has spared no effort in developing this high efficiently apps. This actually highlights the professionalism of Saudia technical personnel. This specific center aims at achieving the future vision of Saudia by increasing and enhancing the efficiency of all sectors, companies, and strategic units. Such aim can only be achieved through applying and developing a highly technical apps, managing institutional resources, launching a continuous and various developmental initiatives. That is why Saudia has always looked at ways to use technology and automation to empower it staff which in turn leads to enhance creativity, decrease the operational cost and control financial performance, increase productive energy, reduce cumbersome paperwork for 90+ self-services units which provide help for 11 strategic units, 20.000 users of self-services, 5000 main users, and 40.000 employees.