Cyberthreats have become more sophisticated, persistent and unpredictable. New research conducted on behalf of HP demonstrates that the volume and complexity of security threats has continued to escalate. More than 50 percent of senior business and technology executives surveyed believe that security breaches within their organisations have increased during the... Read more
Growth of fresh fruits, vegetables, plants and flowers continues to grow in the region, saysthe organisers of the World of Perishables (WOP DUBAI) and International Plant Expo Middle East (IPM DUBAI). Both trade shows, which hosted over 3,500 visitors last year, will take place side by side at the... Read more
Sage Software, global supplier of ERP, CRM and HRM solutions to medium and large organisations, has announced the launch of ‘Sage Peachtree Partner Program’ in the UAE. The new initiative has been designed to provide the essential technology and sales support to help Sage partners get, up and running... Read more
SAS, a business analytics software, has been ranked at the top, in terms of software market size for Business Intelligence (BI), Analytics and Performance Management, in insurance for 2010 by Gartner, an information technology research and advisory firm. The report, titled, Market Trends: No Escaping BI and Analytics in Insurance... Read more
With projects valued at over SAR 375 billion in the pipeline, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) infrastructure development program remains the biggest in the Gulf area. Infrastructure works are expected to post a 4 % growth in 2011 and increase at an average rate of 3.97 % annually through... Read more
Dubai crowned as ‘Middle East City of the Future’
Dubai has been crowned once again as the ‘Middle East City of the Future 2010/11 by fDi Magazine underlining the Emirate’s premier status as a preferred foreign direct investment (FDI) destination. Dubai ranked exceptionally well across all categories achieving top positions in Economic Potential, Infrastructure and Business Friendliness. His... Read more
Doing business in Iraq
Iraq is the new Middle East destination for business and investments. Being one of the richest countries in oil and gas, as well as emerging from years of war, the economic growth being experienced all together puts Iraq under the spot light, says Khaled Saqqaf at Al Tamimi &... Read more
Multi-cultural business dealings
This region is a melting pot. That brings opportunities as well as challenges. Our experts gave valuable advice on finding common ground and cutting through cultural crossed-signals. Mike Byrne reports. Tranzeet lounge: An Emirati perspective Talib opened his module with a simple description of an orange and the need... Read more
5 principles of great brands

Leading companies are, somehow, able to stay on top of the thousands of brands available today. What can we learn from them, asks Lawrence Flude, Managing Director, HKLM Middle East.

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