Tag Archives: Technology

Zain to host technology conference in Jordan

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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PwC acquires Dubai-based technology consulting firm

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

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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Is Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 starting to take shape?

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates believes young people in Saudi Arabia are key to the country achieving its Vision 2030 reform plan. The reforms put in place earlier this year by the oil-rich kingdom appear to be taking hold, if we are to go by two major economic announcements this week. The first was the Saudi Arabian central bank’s announcement that …

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“Gulf Islamic Investments” raises US.$145 million for Silicon Valley Technology Company “Apttus”

Gulf Islamic Investments LLC (‘GII’), a UAE based Islamic financial services company, today announced the successful closing of US.$145 million fund raising for “Apttus”, a Silicon valley based company delivering Enterprise Class, Software-as-a-Service (Saas) Solutions to complete the Quote-to-Cash customer process and the Procure-to-Pay supplier process. This is the fourth company out of Silicon Valley for which GII has raised …

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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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Loyalty programme members embrace digital technology, but call for more choice of rewards and greater engagement options

A new eBook from Collinson Latitude, part of Collinson Group, highlights the true value of choice, the need for greater connectivity and the value of non-core inventory in loyalty programmes worldwide. A new eBook published today by Collinson Latitude highlights the current opinions and adoption rates of digital technology among loyalty programme members worldwide. It reveals that over eight in …

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3rd annual Arab future cities summit Dubai 2016 gets underway today

Held under the patronage of His Highness Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive Emirates Airline & Group, President Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman Dubai Airports, and with the support of Dubai Economic Council as a Strategic Partner, the 3rd Annual Arab Future Cities Summit Dubai 2016 began today at Palazzo Versace Dubai. H.E. Hani Rashid Al Hamli, Secretary …

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Minister of Communications and Information Technology Briefed on Mobily’s Capabilities Which Supports (2030 Vision)

His excellency, Dr. Mohammed Al-Suwaiyel, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, accompanied by high-level delegation from the Ministry Of Communications and Information Technology, visited yesterday noon Mobily Data Center at Al Malaga, Riyadh; and was briefed on the advanced technologies adopted by Mobily to create data centers which spread in Kingdom cities and provinces, and what such centers provide in …

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Qatar Development Bank sponsors participation of Qatari entrepreneurs at 36th GITEX Technology Week exhibition

In the interest of regionally advancing local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and fostering a culture of entrepreneurship in Qatar, Qatar Development Bank (QDB) is sponsoring local entrepreneurs, currently incubated at Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC) at the 36th GITEX Technology Week 2016 conference and exhibition. The expo is currently taking place at the Dubai World Trade Center in Dubai, …

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