Friday 22 September 2017

Six actions to empower women leaders of tomorrow

GCC organizations can fully embrace gender diversity and further develop the future leaders of tomorrow, said a report from global management consulting firm BCG, highlighting six Imperatives to empower women leaders of tomorrow. At 51 per cent, Qatar has the highest percentage o


Impact Investing: do good and do well

The need is immense in terms of infrastructure, jobs and capacity building in our neighbourhood.  Impact investments  provide both ROI as well as the social return, writes Shainoor Khoja, MD, Foundation Holdings’ Value Healthcare Platform, in an article to Trade


Ransomware threats top 82m in H1: Trend Micro

Trend Micro detected more than 82 million ransomware threats in the first half of the year, along with more than 3,000 business email compromise (BEC) attempts, the cybersecurity solutions leader said in a new report. Businesses are faced with increased ransomware, BEC scams and


GCC education sector ripe for private investment

Set to host 65 million youth by 2030, the GCC is set to be very attractive for private investors in the coming years, with the education sector looking especially promising, according to a recent study. Education trends that will flourish over the next decade and contribute to in


Key trends shaping the future of mobile

While five billion people are now connected to mobile networks, growth is slowing; it took four years to move from 4 billion to 5 billion subscribers and connecting the next billion will take longer still, says a new GSMA study. The second annual ‘Global Mobile Trends&rsquo


Saudi customers prefer mobile banking: study

Banking customers in Saudi Arabia are increasingly using digital channels to conduct their transactions, with mobile banking leading the way, according to a new survey from software and communication services provider Avaya. The findings reveal that Saudi customers’ most-pr


Multitasking while driving? Think again

Most people think they can do two things at once but psychological research proves the brain is just not wired to multitask, especially when driving, say experts.  When the brain is taxed with too many simultaneous actions, it actually performs each one slower. So, for examp


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