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Posted: 08-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Marc Faber the Swiss fund manager and Gloom Boom & Doom editor spoke today about the Standard & Poor's credit rating downgrade of US sovereign debt, and how the downgrade was long overdue as the 'junk bond' was no longer worth of an AAA rating. He views the downgrade as moderately positive for equities because it shows investors there is a risk in holding government bonds and discusses the conditions that will lead to QE3. Speaking in an interview from Chiang Mai, Thailand, with Susan Li on Bloomberg's "Asia Edge" this morning, Faber said a government b
Posted: February 18, 2019
UAE.The report found that IT groups have once again stated cybersecurity skills represents the biggest area they experience a problematic skills shortage; percentage of IT groups experiencing this problematic shortage has grown year-over year.
Posted: February 15, 2019
UAE. Digital transformation requires successful orchestration of technology across the organization and there is nobody better suited to lead this than the CIO, explains Paul Potgieter, Managing Director - UAE, Dimension Data.
Posted: February 13, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. OBG Business Barometer -KSA CEO Survey 2019: Results suggest that reforms and changing demographics are bringing new dynamism.
Posted: February 13, 2019
UAE. Presidents, Prime Ministers, business leaders, philanthropists gather in Dubai to map-out sustainable future for citizens; Africa can realize its full potential if it becomes a united continent, says Rwanda President Paul Kagame.
Posted: February 12, 2019
UAE. PwC report released in conjunction with Dubai's World Government Summit, assesses the potential impact of quantum computing, detailing expected opportunities and specific risks.
Posted: February 12, 2019
UAE. And yet 62% of respondents admitted their inability to monitor and measure the experiences users have when utilizing their organizations' digital services.
Posted: February 11, 2019
UAE. Nutanix-commissioned survey by Vanson Bourne reveals how cloud will host over 50% of education sector IT workloads by 2020.
Posted: February 11, 2019
UAE. Whether you are switching up your multi-cloud strategy or starting from scratch, here are a few things your organization needs to know first about multi-cloud.
Posted: February 11, 2019
UAE. PwC calls on policymakers to rethink what it means to lead in an age of disruption; Highlights 7 key imperatives to help public sector leaders navigate through these uncharted waters.
Posted: February 11, 2019
UAE. Dubai Economy Tracker improves to seven-month high of 55.8 in January; Business expectations at record high.
Posted: February 11, 2019
UAE. The report, produced in conjunction with the World Government Summit, looks into strategies, actions and policies for resolving upskilling issues, calling for governments, businesses and society to work together, to engender sustainable growth, employability and inclusion.
Posted: February 10, 2019
UAE. New PwC report calls on policymakers to engage with their youth to build the data economies of the future; Study launched in collaboration with The World Government Summit.
Posted: February 10, 2019
UAE. Maurice Gravier, CIO, Emirates NBD Group: "2019 starts with markets overshooting fundamentals. There are late cycle forces at play, slowing economic and earnings growth, but we don't forecast a recession in the US nor a hard-landing in China."
Posted: February 9, 2019
NEW YORK. Successful businesses will take advantage of new set of technologies but prioritize trust, responsibility, privacy and security.
Posted: February 8, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. By 2022, Gartner predicts that 70% of organizations using biometric authentication for workforce access will implement it via smartphone apps, regardless of the endpoint device being used.

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date:Posted: February 18, 2019
UAE.The report found that IT groups have once again stated cybersecurity skills represents the biggest area they experience a problematic skills shortage; percentage of IT groups experiencing this problematic shortage has grown year-over year.
date:Posted: February 15, 2019
UAE. Digital transformation requires successful orchestration of technology across the organization and there is nobody better suited to lead this than the CIO, explains Paul Potgieter, Managing Director - UAE, Dimension Data.
date:Posted: February 13, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. OBG Business Barometer -KSA CEO Survey 2019: Results suggest that reforms and changing demographics are bringing new dynamism.
UAE.The report found that IT groups have once again stated cybersecurity skills represents the biggest area they experience a problematic skills shortage; percentage of IT groups experiencing this problematic shortage has grown year-over year.
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