Tuesday , 17 October 2017

Tag Archives: GCC

Artificial intelligence: GCC schools show more interest in adopting education technology-CEO

The Gulf region is showing more interest in adopting new technologies in the education sector, a chief executive officer (CEO) of an Abu Dhabi-based software company said. “Education is always a pillar of any economy,” Saleh Al Hashemi, the CEO of Alef, a privately-owned firm that sells education software to schools told Zawya in an interview on Monday on the …

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Exponential growth seen in GCC assets under management

Dubai is set to reinforce its status as the region’s leading financial hub with new legislation and regulation expected to attract inward investment as the GCC is forecast to see an exponential growth in assets under management to nearly $111 billion by 2020, a new study reveals. While fund managers in the UAE are expected to see their asset under …

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Apple v Samsung: Can new iPhone launch help revive sluggish GCC smartphones sales?

The Gulf’s mobile phone market remained flat in the second quarter of this year, but Apple will be hoping that sales of its new iPhones will help it overtake its rival Samsung and give the market a new lease of life. The new iPhone 8, launched last week, is already available for sale online in the United Arab Emirates, with …

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Saudi Arabia, UAE salary increases highest in GCC

Saudi Arabia, followed by Kuwait and the UAE continue to lead the region in salary increases in 2017, according to a new survey. The GCC-wide survey of 600 multi-national companies and locally-owned conglomerates by Aon, also showed that Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have the highest salary increase projections for 2018, at an optimistic 4.5 per cent. The data showed that, …

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Siemens and Strategy& joint study outlines roadmap for a digitalized future for GCC businesses

60% surveyed believe digitalization has potential to create new business models or lead to a more open culture of innovation Only 3% of organizations in the GCC believe they are at an advanced stage of their digital transformation The GCC is positioned to embrace the disruptive potential of digitalization Governments and consumers lead the digital uptake in the GCC Dubai, …

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Low emissions targets and new cleaner technology are priority for GCC infrastructure companies

Expert to speak at Middle East Concrete and PMV Live 2016 about emerging trends and the impact on heavy machinery industry. Infrastructure companies in the Middle East will have to embrace new technologies in order to make their contribution to a cleaner environment and meet low emissions targets, according to leading industry expert Prasad Mane of Frost & Sullivan. Prasad, …

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Demography to play a crucial role in GCC economic growth

According to the latest Macro report from Indosuez Wealth Management. GCC economic growth and future is linked to the dynamics of the region’s demography Dependency ratio will be an issue due to the GCC’s high young population Mismatch between the local population’s skills and job openings Women’s low participation in the work force, particularly in Saudi Arabia Excessive unemployment rate …

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Demand for new schools in GCC to reach over 50,000 by 2020

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – More than 50,000 schools are expected to be set up throughout the Gulf region by 2020 as both public and private stakeholders seek to capitalise the growing education market throughout the region. Citing findings from the GCC Education Industry report published by Alpen Capital, organisers of the forthcoming International and Private Schools Education Forum (IPSEF) …

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Ericsson appoints Tarek Saadi to head Customer units GCC, Pakistan and global customer unit zain

Tarek Saadi assumes the positions of Ericsson’s Head of Global Customer Unit (GCU) Zain and Customer Unit Gulf Council Countries (GCC) & Pakistan Saadi’s appointment was effective July 1st, 2016 Tarek Saadi assumes the positions of Ericsson’s Head of Global Customer Unit (GCU) Zain and Customer Unit Gulf Council Countries (GCC) & Pakistan Saadi’s appointment was effective July 1st, 2016 …

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New Report Predicts Augmented and Virtual Reality Technology to be ‘Widespread’ Across GCC by 2025

AR and VR Will Radically Change Private and Public Processes in the GCC, Says Research firm Frost & Sullivan. From VR Studios to AR-Enabled Surgeries, GITEX Technology Week Experts to Highlight Ground-breaking Use Cases. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: According to new research conducted by Frost & Sullivan in collaboration with GITEX Technology Week 2016, the next 10 years of augmented …

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