"Given the importance of communication nowadays, Apps on smartphones and tablets are becoming the norm for individuals who want to manage what they want to read of the latest developments in their areas of interest. We launched the 'Middle East Point of View' App for leaders in the Middle East region who are interested in accessing the viewpoints from experts on current hot topics in the MENA region," said Rana Ghandour Salhab, talent and communications partner at Deloitte Middle East.
Here are some highlights of the latest Deloitte Middle East Point of View Fall App:
• 'The Arab Spring: Impact of the uprising' addresses the impact on businesses and markets across Arab countries. Effects of the Arab Spring on business continuity, mobility, safety and IT are explored by Deloitte experts offering their experiences on how best to deal with them.
• In the article entitled 'The Blame Game', the author explores why the finger seemingly points first at external auditors for fraudulent activity.
• 'Going for Gold' sheds light on the London Olympics in 2012, as shared details on Deloitte as the official services provider to the London Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG).
• In the article 'Sink or Swim', the author assesses the resilience of GCC banks compared to Western counterparts.
• Libya then comes under the spotlight, in an article entitled 'Libya: rising from the ashes'. The authors suggest that with the right planning and steps, regional and international businesses can flourish in Libya and deliver products and services to build the country's economy.
• Capital efficiency in the GCC then comes under the spotlight in 'Thinking about tomorrow: capital efficiency in the GCC'.
• In 'Now, where were we?' the author explores strategy implementation challenges for public sector organizations in the Middle East.