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IDC predicts 10 most important shifts in IT organisations before 2020

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IDC FutureScape predicts 40% of IT projects will create new digital services at CIOMajlis meeting Dubai, Global ICT research and consulting firm International Data Corporation (IDC) has laid out the ten most important shifts that will happen in IT organizations over the next 36 months and will guide senior IT executives in the formation of their three-year strategic IT plans. …

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Collaboration between SC and MIMOS on Big Data Capability in Capital Market

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Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with MIMOS, the country’s research and development centre in ICT, to jointly develop a capital market advanced analytics platform. By collaborating with MIMOS, SC will be able to leverage new technology to process a higher volume of data from a variety of sources beyond the traditional data sets, facilitate …

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Zain to host technology conference in Jordan

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Zain Group is set to host its sixth annual Zain Technology Conference (ZTC) from 5-7 December in Jordan. The theme of this year’s Conference is ‘Moving Forward’, and will focus on Zain’s strategy execution as it continues its transformation to becoming a digital lifestyle provider in a highly competitive environment. In addition to keynote speeches from Zain’s main technology partners …

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“Digital Qatar” Offers Huge Opportunities for Growth and Development

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Strategic Panel at Euromoney Qatar Conference 2016 will Outline Roadmap for Nation’s Digital Development Doha, Qatar – The State of Qatar’s efforts to digitise its economy and provide more services online is opening a huge range of opportunities for citizens, businesses and the wider region, according to experts set to attend the Euromoney Qatar Conference 2016. Qatar has announced a …

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PwC acquires Dubai-based technology consulting firm

Investors watch a monitor at Dubai Financial Market April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mounir Saidi
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PwC Middle East announced yesterday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire NSI DMCC, an industry-pioneering technology consulting company headquartered in Dubai. The acquisition of NSI will complement PwC’s digital transformation capabilities and enhance its ability to deliver innovative solutions across all channels, platforms and devices. The acquisition further enhances PwC Middle East’s ability to deliver a suite …

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority signs power purchase agreement with Masdar for third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Abu Dubai Future Energy Company (Masdar), for the 800MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The agreement was signed by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, and HE Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State …

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UAE’s Al-Futtaim Engineering, Technologies appoints CEO

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Al-Futtaim has announced the appointment of Dr. Hayan Sayed as Chief Executive Officer of Al-Futtaim Engineering and Technologies. Part of Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate, Al-Futtaim Engineering is a multi-disciplinary engineering organisation operating across UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia with over 30 years of successful operations. Al-Futtaim Technologies is a leading Converged Systems Integrator and provides complete business solutions to large, …

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GMIS a platform for technology standardisation, says UNIDO at Moscow roadshow

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Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit will enable discussion on standardising new technologies for industry-wide applications Current lack of standardisation means developing Internet of Things technologies are unable to communicate universally, limiting their potential The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) will further global discussions and spur international action on emerging technology standardisation, said Ludovica Alcorta, Director of the Development Policy, …

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Huawei supports Saudization and offers jobs to fresh graduates

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As part of its plans to attract Saudi talent and support the Kingdom’s 2030 vision, Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia is hosting a two-day recruitment drive on 23-24 November at the Engineering Faculty of King Saud University, in Riyadh. Held under the theme “Grow Together”, the 2-day event is in line with Huawei’s strategy to support the advancement of the …

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Qatar’s Ooredoo is world’s fastest fibre operator- Report

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New Research Shows that Qatar Leads the World in Fibre Roll-Out, Fibre Take-Up and 4K Services Penetration Qatar’s nationwide fibre network, built primarily upon Ooredoo’s Supernet infrastructure, leads the world in terms of roll-out speed and customer take-up, according to a new report from global consulting group Arthur D. Little. The report, “Race to Next Generation Fibre – Arthur D. …

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