RSS Jordan receives ICT Standard Award from IFGICT


International Federation of Global Information and Communication Technology (IFGICT) presented Eng. Ahmed Masadeh, Executive Director of ICT for Development Sector at the Royal Scientific Society, a shield of honor in the field of green information technology granted by the Federation.

Eng Ahmad Masadeh highlighted that marking a first for the Middle East and GCC region, the Royal Scientific Society (RSS) has received the most prestigious award given by the International Federation of Global Information and Communication Technology (IFGICT), designating it as a ‘Green Business’. This certification recognizes the achievements of key organizations in raising their ICT infrastructures to world-leading standards. 


He also added that the Green Business Certificate of quality was awarded based on a comprehensive ICT audit that was carried out over the course of almost a year, during which time the IFGICT representative in Jordan Metanoia Training and Consulting worked closely with RSS staff. 


“With the full and constant support and collaboration of RSS management, the process of certification was achieved in record time, despite the difficult and challenging times faced due to the corona pandemic”, said Eng Masadeh. The process comprised of several phases, starting with internal documentation control, followed by an internal audit of the infrastructure of the RSS Data Centre and each department of the RSS ICT for Development Sector and, finally, the comprehensive training of relevant RSS staff.”


Implementing the IFGICT ICT standards helps committed organizations to achieve coherent ICT quality management to enhance organizational development and greatly improve the quality of services and products provided for stakeholders and customers. It also helps to maximize employee satisfaction and skills-development.

At the end of the ceremony, Eng. Samah Alafeef, CEO of Metanoia Training and Consulting as a MENA Regional Officer of the IFGICT presented the award for the RSS. And Dr Belal Ayoub, IFGICT A.I. Jordan Officer, presented the RSS project team with certificates of appreciation for their outstanding efforts.


Dr. Kayyali, the president of the IFGICT said” This is a great achievement, actually the 1st of its kind across MENA region, the RSS now is award Green ICT Standard award, which means they are in alignment with International standardization” 


The IFGICT also provide other standards such as A.I. by ITU, HIPAA for health care, SDG Sustainable Development Goals and Cyber Security Standard along with variety of professional certifications.