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Tag Archives: IT

UAE and Saudi Arabia forecast to be big markets for IT spending in 2018 – expert

IT spending in UAE expected to rise to $7.7bln this year Image for illustrative purposes. Saudi shoppers spent 4,000 riyals each online last year, according to the government’s Communications and Information Technology Commission. Yasmine Saleh, ZAWYA The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are forecast to be among the biggest markets for information technology (IT) spending in the Middle East …

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Competitive Advantage: UAE start-ups invest in cloud computing tech

72 per cent of all start-ups spend less than $50,000 on IT annually Startups across the UAE are increasingly looking to invest in cloud computing technologies to help themselves gain a competitive advantage in the market, new data by the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) has shown. The Cloud Report 2017, commissioned in partnership with IBM and produced by Thomson …

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Fear of failure holding back potential UAE entrepreneurs

Saudis have higher rates of entrepreneurial activity but few fledgling firms survive Entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirates have a higher fear of failure than in any other nation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to a new report. The MENA Regional report published by Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, a research body which studies countries’ approach to …

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My Salaam: The issues shaping the lives and lifestyles of young Muslims around the world

My Salaam covers fashion, food, travel, culture, entertainment and personalities that shape and affect the lives and lifestyles of young Muslims around the world. Our stories and videos are produced by some of the top bloggers and writers from the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates to India and Indonesia. Some of the most popular stories on the website …

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How CFOs can lead cloud adoption

CFOs know a cloud strategy can bring out positive change in a company, by speeding up digitisation and influencing the organisation’s cost structure and financial strategy. Indeed, cloud computing is a powerful new tool for growth, lowering capital expenditure, reducing IT and business costs, and opening up new market opportunities. However, CFOs often need to convince the board and employees …

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Cloud migration can help finance reap rewards

Cloud-based finance technology is an attractive proposition for forward-looking finance leaders looking to increase business performance, optimize operational efficiency and keep up with regulatory changes. Furthermore, moving finance to the cloud will help truly transform it into a strategic function. A tipping point for finance Amid the digitisation of the economy, the finance function is at a tipping point. Today’s …

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Middlesex University Dubai partners with BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT – ME Section to develop tomorrow’s IT leaders

Middlesex University Dubai partners with BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT – Middle East section to champion the advancement of the IT sector in UAE. The MoU will provide the next generation of IT professionals with the skills and connections needed to succeed in the industry. Dubai, UAE: Middlesex University Dubai and BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT – Middle …

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IDC predicts 10 most important shifts in IT organisations before 2020

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

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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EF Summit: Big Data Will Transform The Way Decisions Are Made In The Philanthropic Sector In The Coming Years

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan The Fourth Annual Youth Philanthropy Summit 2016 Concludes with Firm Commitments towards a Digital Revolution in Philanthropy. Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi Minister of State for Tolerance: Tolerance is not just for individuals but also a critical component of how we engage as …

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