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Tag Archives: Middle East

Three-quarters of respondents in the Middle East research companies online before accepting a job offer

The latest poll from Bayt.com, done in partnership with Naseba, reveals that 85% of respondents believe that a company’s engagement with job seekers on social platform is positive for employer branding Beirut, Lebanon – The success of any business largely depends on the quality of the employees it attracts and retains. According to the recent Bayt.com “Trends in Employer Branding …

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Cisco Predicts Middle East & Africa to have Highest Growth in IP Traffic Worldwide

The MEA region will see a 6-fold growth in IP traffic – the highest growth rate in the world (CAGR of 41%) from 2015-2020 Internet traffic in the MEA region in 2020 will be equivalent to 527x the volume of the entire Internet in the region in 2005 Mobile data traffic in the MEA region will grow 15-fold from 2015 …

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KOOOT.com, an online shopping platform with a global stretch and a social edge, enables women in the Middle East

The recently launched online shopping platform KOOOT.com is the first online shopping website in the region with the primary aim of enabling Arab women to develop themselves professionally and become financially self-reliant. The website provides talented women entrepreneurs with a platform to market and distribute their products. At the same time, it offers shoppers access to global brands that have …

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Transparency key to entrepreneurial success in the Middle East

London Business School brings together region’s entrepreneurs as part of an inaugural conference. Dubai – Transparency has been recognised as key for entrepreneurial success in the Middle East, especially during times of economic uncertainty. This and other topics related to small and medium business growth were discussed recently at the inaugural Middle East Entrepreneurship Conference, hosted by London Business School …

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LinkedIn, Facebook, Dell and Ericsson launch Connecting Women in Technology (CWIT) chapter in Middle East

LinkedIn, Dell , Facebook and Ericsson held the first ever MENA Connecting Women in Technology (CWIT) event in Dubai earlier this week. CWIT, a collaborative initiative which started with 15 technology companies in Ireland, was created to attract and retain women in the technology industry. The MENA chapter aims to drive initiatives that encourage and support a culture of innovation …

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Dubai and Abu Dhabi lead water sustainability in the Middle East

Arcadis’ Sustainable Cities Water Index explores water sustainability of global cities based on Resiliency, Efficiency and Quality. Dubai and Abu Dhabi are the region’s most sustainable cities for water, according to Arcadis’ Sustainable Cities Water Index. However, major cities in the UAE are still in need of greater investment and prioritization to improve their resiliency due to geographical location and …

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Gulf Software Distribution and NetSuite sign strategic agreement to drive cloud ERP in Middle East

New Subsidiary of Gulf Business Machines, the Region’s Largest IT Solutions Provider, Launches NetSuite Practice to Meet Growing Demand for Cloud ERP NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry’s leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that Gulf Software Distribution (GSD) has joined the NetSuite Solution Provider Partner Program as a strategic partner. GSD …

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The Kingdom of Bahrain Wins the “Global Best to Invest Award” In the Middle East & Africa

Economic Development Board – Bahrain has been honored at the eighth annual “Global Best to Invest Awards”, which has recognized the Kingdom as the top country to invest in per capita in the Middle East & Africa. The Kingdom of Bahrain ranked 1st among four GCC countries, with the UAE ranked 2nd, Saudi Arabia ranked 4th and Oman 5th. The …

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NCR Brings its Innovative Power Advantage Solution to Financial Institutions in the Middle East

Power conditioners can increase ATM availability and reduce service calls up to 20%. NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today announced the introduction of Power Advantage, an innovative portfolio of power solution comprising power conditioners and an all-in-one UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) and UPM (Uninterrupted Power Manager) device, to help financial institutions improve ATM availability, reduce …

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Orange launches 6th edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East

The projects of 4 start-ups will be recognized during the awards ceremony with prizes of 25,000, 15,000 and 10,000, while 5,000 euros will go to the winner of the Special Cultural Content Prize Orange (www.Orange.com) is launching a call for candidates for the 2016 Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East. The Orange Social Venture Prize, which …

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