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Study reveals Middle East employers seek to advance workers’ ICT skills

Nearly 85 per cent of respondents agree on importance of ICT in the workplace. A new survey conducted by ICDL Arabia, the governing body and certification authority for the ICDL certificate program in Egypt, GCC States and Iraq, has revealed a growing demand for the improvement and enhancement of information and communication technology (ICT) skills for employees in the public …

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Ford Named One of LinkedIn’s 2015 “Top 50 Most InDemand Employers in Middle East and North Africa”

The largest social networking platform in the world dedicated to professionals ranks Ford as the top automotive-related employer in MENA region for 2015 InDemand list represents the most sought-after companies based on billions of interactions between LinkedIn’s 395 million-plus members Rather than relying on questionnaires, the InDemand employer rankings measured the actual behaviour of professionals on LinkedIn, placing Ford at …

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Emirates launches convenient Arabic mobile site

Emirates has launched an Arabic version of its popular mobile site, allowing customers in the Middle East and North Africa to book flights, check-in online, change or upgrade their flights and receive their boarding pass. It will also allow them to download Apple Passbook boarding passes to their smartphone. The Arabic mobile platform has been rolled out simultaneously across 15 …

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ICT Spending to Top $260 Billion in 2016 as Digital Transformation Initiatives Take Hold Across the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa

ICT spending in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) will top $260 billion in 2016 as organizations across the region increasingly embrace digital transformation initiatives in a bid to streamline their costs and bolster their flexibility. That’s according to global technology research and consulting services firm International Data Corporation, which today hosted an event at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah to …

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Sky News Arabia, Masdar and the Zayed Future Energy Prize to Host Televised Panel Discussion on Climate Change and Sustainable Development

As part of its sustained focus on climate issues and the impact of climate change on nations and societies, Sky News Arabia will host a televised panel discussion in association with Masdar and the Zayed Future Energy Prize on November 27 at 20:00 UAE time. Hosted at Masdar City, an urban development that seeks to be one of the most …

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Sharjah, the First City in the Middle East to Launch Smart Wi-Fi Bins

United Arab Emirates-Sharjah, Bee’ah , the Middle East’s award-winning and leading integrated environmental and waste management company, is introducing innovative solar-powered bins across Sharjah that will act as hotspots, in line with the UAE’s Innovation Week, which seeks to promote and encourage the finest ideas on innovation from government and private sectors, as well as the public. Designed and built …

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Zain strategic partner of 8th International Invention Fair Middle East

Company supports Kuwaiti inventors in bringing about positive changes. Kuwait – Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced its strategic partnership of the 8th International Invention Fair Middle East, organized by the Kuwait Science Club. The event is held under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, and runs from 16-19 …

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Talent is the Biggest Concern for Businesses in the Middle East

Executives in the Middle East rank talent as their biggest business worry according to a recent survey by the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC). Availability of top calibre talent will have a significant impact on future business success in the region according to the AESC/BlueSteps Middle East Talent Survey 2015. Respondents were asked to rank the impact …

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GE Opens Middle East Aviation Technology Center

  Today, GE opened their Middle East Aviation Technology Center to support customers’ operations by leveraging data analytics, domain experience and software capabilities to increase productivity, maximize performance and minimize down time for customers using GE ‘s platform for the Industrial Internet. “The Aviation Technology Center provides the environment and expertise to collaborate with our customers to identify challenges while …

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View on Migration: Universities welcome Syrian scholars

By SciDev.Net – Shyamantha Asokan Universities around the world are providing refuge for dozens of Syrian academics who have fled the brutal civil war. The Scholar Rescue Fund (SRF), part of the US-based Institute of International Education, has found placements at host universities for 80 Syrian scholars since the conflict began in 2011. In the United Kingdom, a charity called …

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