Monday , 21 October 2019

ICT

GCC companies must improve execution of their digital transformation strategies to make significant progress

A survey by Strategy& found that just five percent of companies in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa implemented critical technologies that help to foster digitization While the importance of digitization in business is widely accepted and several corporate leaders believe that it can be a major boost to revenue as well as profitability, the outcomes of companies executing their …

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Ooredoo shares digital transformation solutions at Oman e-commerce conference

Ooredoo’s Director of B2B Sales, Saoud Al Riyami, participated as a speaker, presenting the impact of Smart Solutions for corporates and how they can impact a business As the digital partner of choice in the Sultanate, Ooredoo took part in the Oman E-commerce Conference (OEC) 2019 as digital transformation partner. Held under the Patronage of Held under the Patronage of …

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UAE and Saudi Arabia lead GCC digital transformation interest online

Search for strategic digital terms increases throughout GCC New results released by SEMrush, the award-winning all-in-one digital marketing suite, identifies the UAE and Saudi Arabia as clear leaders in GCC-wide online searches relating to digital security and transformation over the last 12 months. The back-data study covered four key strategic digital terms: ‘digital transformation’, ‘digital marketing’, ‘cyber security’ and ‘computer …

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Canon showcases ‘Education for Life Plus’ ecosystem at MENA Innovation 2019

‘Education for Life + is a Canon program that aims to enhance students’ experience through introducing new services to the higher education Jeddah, KSA: Canon Middle East, a leader in imaging solutions, is showcasing its ‘Education for Life Plus’ (EFL+) ecosystem of digital education solutions at the MENA Innovation 2019 being held in Muscat from 15-17 September 2019. Education for …

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Estonian President says her country and UAE ‘can help other countries enter digital revolution’

President Kaljulaid is currently visiting the UAE along with a business delegation taking part in the 24th World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi. The UAE and Estonia can work together to help other countries in entering the digital revolution, said the Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid. President Kaljulaid is currently visiting the UAE along with a business delegation taking part in …

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Egypt’s RiseUP acquires tech digital publication MENAbytes

The organizer of the MENA region’s largest startup and entrepreneurship summit, RiseUp, has acquired regional startup and technology publication, MENAbytes. The ​acquisition also includes trackMENA, a new data platform by MENAbytes to help users track startups, VCs, investments and acquisition in MENA. Founded in mid-2017 by Zubair Naeem Paracha, MENAbytes has quickly grown to become one of the leading startup …

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NEWSEgypt’s Forasna and Taskty among regional finalists for MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge

Forasna, a Cairo-based platform for blue-collar jobs and Taskty, an Egyptian online marketplace for home services have been selected as regional finalists for the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC). The finalists were announced by MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy yesterday. The two Egyptian startups are the only organizations from MENA to have made it to the final sixty for …

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Apple to launch Arabic-only App Store to woo Middle East tech fans

Apple will launch an all-Arabic AppStore service in September, as part of a bid to tap the Middle Eastern technology market. The Arabic language-only AppStore was recently made available to subscribed developers and members of the Apple Beta Software Program, who will test the new system before it is released to the general public in two months time. The launch …

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Digital adoption ‘among top concerns for businesses’

In a similar survey conducted in 2017, just a quarter of the managers agreed that these issues at the top of their list of concerns Digital adoption ‘among top concerns for businesses’ • Digital adoption: 66 per cent (vs 23 per cent in 2017) • Cybersecurity: 63 per cent (vs 24 per cent in 2017) • Financial management: 38 per …

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His Excellency Dr. Amr Talaat to Present Keynote at IDC Egypt CIO Summit 2019 in Cairo

Taking place on June 18 at the Marriott Hotel Zamalek in Cairo, the event will host 300 of Egypt’s most influential ICT leaders as they gather to discuss strategies for succeeding in an era of multiplied innovation and automation. International Data Corporation (IDC) is delighted to announce that His Excellency Dr. Amr Talaat, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, will …

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