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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: June 24, 2019
UAE. The latest edition of PwC's Middle East Economy Watch looks at the recent oil price rebound and its mixed impact on regional economies.
Posted: June 21, 2019
LONDON. The company's partnership with Jumio streamlines digital onboarding, eliminating the need for customers to visit branch offices when creating new banking accounts.
Posted: June 20, 2019
UAE. Eighty-seven percent of businesses plan to expand warehouse footprint over the next five years, finds Zebra's 2024 Warehousing Vision Study.
Posted: June 19, 2019
UAE. New book affirms that organizations need to fundamentally evolve their approach to technology and business models and unlock vast new economic potential enabled by edge technologies.
Posted: June 18, 2019
UAE. Results demonstrate that by getting ahead of risk and protecting data in the cloud, companies are more likely to experience benefits that drive business acceleration.
Posted: June 17, 2019
UAE. A report by DarkMatter Group found cybercriminal attacks in the UAE and Middle East are both widespread, frequently undetected, and often state-sponsored.
Posted: June 16, 2019
UAE. Business activity increases at strongest rate since series began in 2010; Prices charged for goods and services cut for thirteenth month running.
Posted: June 14, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. thyssenkrupp Materials Services relies on Microsoft for in-house solution development; AI as an essential component of the holistic digitalization strategy; Customers benefit from individualized offers and more efficient processes.
Posted: June 13, 2019
UAE. Cyber-crime is one of the biggest risks to businesses to date and globally its estimated costs will reach US$6 trillion by 2021.
Posted: June 12, 2019
UAE. Millions of files that are sitting out in the open across various file storage technologies are actually encrypted by ransomware; The analysis detected many files containing highly sensitive information.
Posted: June 11, 2019
UAE. Only 29% of respondents confident in ability to moderate DDoS impact, according to new A10 Networks study conducted by the Ponemon Institute.
Posted: June 10, 2019
UAE. 83% of UAE respondents consider digital competencies very or extremely important for achieving strategic objectives such as organisational agility, employee satisfaction, and talent acquisition, according to a new Economist Intelligent Unit (EIU) survey, commissioned by Riverbed Technology.
Posted: June 10, 2019
UAE. Marked accelerations in growth of activity and new business; Price discounting helps to drive expansion in new orders; Employment index close to "no-change" level; Wages are stagnant.
Posted: June 8, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. Bias based on race, gender, age or location, and on a specific structure of data, have been long-standing risks in training AI models; Opaque algorithms such as deep learning can incorporate many implicit, highly variable interactions into their predictions that can be difficult to interpret.
Posted: June 7, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. Changes in regulations and insightful strategic policies reflect a healthy outlook for IPOs in the Kingdom; Across MENA, positive opportunities ahead for IPO activity, although investors may tread cautiously.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 24, 2019
UAE. The latest edition of PwC's Middle East Economy Watch looks at the recent oil price rebound and its mixed impact on regional economies.
date:Posted: June 20, 2019
UAE. Eighty-seven percent of businesses plan to expand warehouse footprint over the next five years, finds Zebra's 2024 Warehousing Vision Study.
date:Posted: June 20, 2019
KUWAIT. Kuwait's retail sector is expected to see solid growth in Q2 2019 and beyond, though fluctuating consumer sentiment and policy changes could weigh on turnover.