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Posted: 28-07-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Rising health care costs, coupled with the current state of the economy, have prompted many consumers across the globe to delay care, alter household spending and worry about their ability to pay for future health care costs according to the 4th annual Deloitte Center for Health Solutions “2011 Survey of Health Care Consumers.” “We have been examining consumers’ interactions with the health care system since 2008. A new trend has emerged this year suggesting that economic uncertainty has clearly altered spending habits with many consumers reporting an impact
Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. New research from Bain & Company and Red Hat indicates that many traditional companies are at an early stage in their digital journey; leaders stand out based on their use of advanced technologies, such as cloud computing, advanced analytics and modern app development.
Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. To be properly prepared, businesses must brace for the worst-case scenario. But how do you prevent something that you don't know when or if it's coming?
Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Company's latest acquisition advances SUSE's strategy for enterprise-grade software-defined infrastructure and application platforms.
Posted: December 9, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. High abandonment rates ( 29% for smartwatches, 30% for fitness trackers) indicate the need for more compelling value propositions to drive greater adoption.
Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Pearson, Microsoft and Google collaborate on state-of-the-art learning technology.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. The art and science of making sense of data is a highly sought-after skill in our data-driven world; Data Science and Machine Learning workshop being held in Dubai 13-15 Dec.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. Knowledge Summit 2016 panellists agree media is changing rapidly, and not always for the best; "Change is so fast, adapting won't easy, and won't be enough."
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. Acquisition of HookLogic will expand Criteo's business to brand manufacturers.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. The Global Cross-Border report shows Middle-East as one of the regions with the highest incidence of cross-border online shoppers; UAE consumers continue to increase their online shopping. In 2016, 68% of adults in UAE shopped online in the past 12 months, increasing from 63% in 2015.
Posted: December 7, 2016
UAE. The past year has thrown a spotlight on the importance of Availability - both of services and data.
Posted: December 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Although the sharing economy operates on a peer-to-peer business approach, could the same dynamic be applied on a business-to-business scale?
Posted: December 7, 2016
UAE.The 5th International Conference on Electronic Devices, Systems and Applications (ICEDSA 2016), sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), was today launched .
Posted: December 7, 2016
UAE. Smart Grids can help lay the foundations for energy and cost-saving applications and renewable energy development in the MENA region.
Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. New research has projected that by 2020 e-commerce turnover in UAE will rise to US$10bn a year from US$4bn today and mobile payments will be US$4bn up.
Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. The key to harnessing the power of data is to simplify systems, so it's easy to extract the key information out of the noise and make better business decisions.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. New research from Bain & Company and Red Hat indicates that many traditional companies are at an early stage in their digital journey; leaders stand out based on their use of advanced technologies, such as cloud computing, advanced analytics and modern app development.
date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
date:Posted: December 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Will this be the year when China exceeds growth expectations, Brexit turns into Bremain, the Mexican peso soars and Italian banks turn out to the best performing equity asset class?
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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