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UAE. Nada al Qassimi was the head of media and marketing at the Dubai Health Authority when the company hired to run the campaign on diabetes botched the job. Having seen too many companies, especially foreign ones, run bad campaigns because of the lack of understanding of the local culture, she decided to open her own company, Two 12, in the midst of the recession in March 2008, to provide better marketing and advertising services to organisations in the UAE. Over in Abu Dhabi, Ziad al Khaja and Abboud al Braiki of Visual Advertising created the city’s first roadside recycling bins that g
Posted: January 21, 2018
UAE. The risk landscape in the Middle East is changing rapidly. Every day brings new challenges that considerably alter how companies respond to and manage risk; Organisations can remain strong and resilient by proactively adapting to these trends.
Posted: January 20, 2018
LONDON. The impact of machine learning applications - from machine vision to voice recognition - will be massively enhanced via the deployment of 800,000 machine learning centric chips in data centres this year, roughly quadruple the volume in 2016.
Posted: January 19, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Saxo Bank's strategy team sees a market full of potential hazards as we head into 2018; From central bank policy normalisation to rising inflation expectations, from fiscal deficit expansions to cross-asset correlations, the signs are all there.
Posted: January 19, 2018
LEBANON. 2018 annual consumer trends report from J. Walter Thompson's Innovation Group MENA, forecasts 100 trends depicting the region's fast-paced evolution; It captures key themes accelerating the pace of change for consumers.
Posted: January 18, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Gemalto and Ponemon Institute study reveals regional disparities in adoption of cloud security; Half of global organizations believe that payment information (54%) and customer data (49%) is at risk in the cloud; Over half (57%) think using the cloud increases compliance risk.
Posted: January 17, 2018
UAE. Here are the top five technology trends that digital leaders should invest in for 2018: Put your data to work; Re-invent how networks work; Automate your virtual assistant; Embrace all the clouds; Embed security in everything.
Posted: January 17, 2018
UAE. Consumers who own in-home digital voice assistant devices are using their smartphones less often for entertainment and online purchasing.
Posted: January 16, 2018
UAE. The Board's role in understanding and monitoring digital and cyber risk has been highlighted by a multitude of lawsuits alleging Boards were asleep at the switch in the face of a known danger.
Posted: January 16, 2018
UAE. Global study of 2,250 senior business professionals reveals endemic inefficiencies in business meetings and implications for UAE productivity; 45% of UAE business people admit to having dozed off in a meeting.
Posted: January 15, 2018
UAE. Deloitte reveals several key trends and developments within family-owned businesses in the Middle East as they continue to seek growth in an environment which poses ongoing challenges.
Posted: January 15, 2018
KUWAIT. Marmore MENA Intelligence's outlook continues to be negative on Qatar and Bahrain; remains neutral on other GCC markets.
Posted: January 13, 2018
LONDON. One of five key family office trends in 2018 will be the development of new investment opportunities; There will be a pick up in the pace of creating their own investment funds.
Posted: January 13, 2018
UAE. Dubai's DIFC (Dubai International Financial Centre) ranks 19th of the 54 global office markets covered by JLL's Premium Office Rental Tracker.
Posted: January 12, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. AI will drive the most compelling user experiences at home and in the workplace; By 2022, personal devices will know more about an individual's emotional state than his or her own family.
Posted: January 11, 2018
UAE. Natural gas is still showing strong signs of becoming the world's second most important source of energy over the next decade, according to Majid Jafar, CEO of Crescent Petroleum.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: January 21, 2018
UAE. The risk landscape in the Middle East is changing rapidly. Every day brings new challenges that considerably alter how companies respond to and manage risk; Organisations can remain strong and resilient by proactively adapting to these trends.
date:Posted: January 20, 2018
LONDON. The impact of machine learning applications - from machine vision to voice recognition - will be massively enhanced via the deployment of 800,000 machine learning centric chips in data centres this year, roughly quadruple the volume in 2016.
date:Posted: January 20, 2018
UAE. A large youth population, fast- improving mobile connectivity and a flood of new streaming platforms into the market will drive growth.
UAE. The risk landscape in the Middle East is changing rapidly. Every day brings new challenges that considerably alter how companies respond to and manage risk; Organisations can remain strong and resilient by proactively adapting to these trends.
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