In challenging economic times, "lean thinking" strikes a chord for all small & medium sized businesses but particularly those in the manufacturing space. Below are the seven deadly sins most often encountered by regional SMEs in factory management & supplier networks; and how new technology solutions will help redeem bottom line value in the year ahead.
Wednesday, December 19 - 2012 at 14:33
Opportunities abound for companies capable of protecting and extracting value from an expanding universe of data. By 2020, emerging markets will supplant the developed world as the main producer of the world's data.
The early adopters in technology's advance guard enthusiastically pushed revenues for cloud services to $27bn last year. But this tech savvy market, including smaller firms using public cloud services, is approaching saturation.
Despite the current hype surrounding big data, companies are not only failing to make use of existing legacy data but are failing to grasp the potential for driving growth, according to top executives from HP.
Experts predict significant changes in the IT industry in 2013, driven by increasingly demanding and tech-savvy end users. Brocade have named their top five technology trends Middle East enterprises should watch out for in 2013.
Thursday, December 06 - 2012 at 09:04
HP has today unveiled a significant new mid-tier storage platform ahead of its annual HP Discover event in Frankfurt, Germany, including new operating systems to cope with the latest data trends and challenges.
The roots of the educational technology revolution are planted in the explosion of consumer and business technology usage. How do today's students—and teachers—use technology in their lives away from the classroom?
Thursday, November 22 - 2012 at 10:42
Top executives showcased the aesthetics and capabilities of Windows' latest OS last night in Dubai. The UAE launch of Windows 8, held in the Armani Ballroom at the foot of the Burj Khalifa, was held in the presence of royalty, ambassadors, business partners and media from across the region.
The Emirates are bordered to the north by the Gulf and the Musandam Peninsula, to the east by Oman, to the south and west by Saudi Arabia and to the northwest by Qatar. The land is mountainous and mostly desert.