This region may be slightly better insulated than other markets, but we could still see a slowdown in business spending. R Narayan looks at how resellers as well as their customers can cope with the changed scenario. While some are confident that the effects of an economic downturn in... Read more
With an aim to attract more students and build on its higher-level education programmes in information technology, The British University in Dubai (BUiD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the British Computer Society (BCS). BCS is the qualifying body for Chartered IT Professionals (CITP) with a worldwide membership... Read more
The World Pearl Forum 2009, hosted by the Dubai Pearl Exchange, a subsidiary of the DMCC, took place in Dubai this February. We bring you two experts who discuss the state of the industry and how to use this timeless jewellery to accessorise at work. The World Pearl Forum... Read more

Executive Council

NewsTech February 13, 2009 0

After the positive feedback for our first council on banking and finance, our industry experts converge again, this time to see how technology can help in the current scenario. Ketaki Banga presents the highlights from this exclusive forum. As part of our ongoing efforts to touch base with the... Read more
Ahrend, the Dutch expert in the field of flexible furnishing solutions and the efficient use of space, has taken its revolutionary range of furniture concepts to the next level with the launch of its latest office desk, the Ahrend Jetstream. The piece will be showcased at the new Ahrend facility... Read more
As part of our ongoing efforts to touch base with the community and understand issues that need to be communicated to SMBs in this region, and vice versa, we have set up, what we would like to call, the SMB Advisor Executive Council. Over the next few months, this... Read more
Dubai Silicon Oasis was established with the vision of becoming one of the world’s leading centres for advanced electronic innovation, design and development. David Whitford from Al Tamimi & Company provides an overview. The Dubai Silicon Oasis free zone (DSO) was established by Law Number 16 of 2005. The... Read more
The growing demand for consumer products and ther replacement of traditional packaging products with polymer packaging is driving the growth of the flexible packaging industry in the Middle East. Market research and consulting firm frost and sullivan analyses the trends and major challenges in the market. According to them,... Read more