Commodities traded lower during a week where most of the attention was focused on the August 26 speech by Fed chair Janet Yellen. The annual economic symposium at Jackson Hole – the Davos for central bankers – has in past been used to signal major initiatives by the US Federal Reserve.
Leading UAE realty developer, Schon Properties has partnered with UAE Armed Forces for the “Homat Al Watan” or “ Homeland Protectors” card. The partnership will entitle the card holders to avail exclusive discounts and complementary travel packages worth thousands of Dirhams upon property purchase in Schon Properties’ UAE projects.
The Information and Communications Association of Jordan, int@j held a press conference on Wednesday August 24th at the King Hussein Business Park to announce the launch of the Middle East & North Africa Information and Communication Technology Forum , scheduled for 9-10 November under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein.
VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced new research showing nearly half of IT decision makers (49 per cent) are under so much pressure to deliver on business mobility, they’re willing to take calculated risks on the security of organisational data. Almost two-thirds, (63 per cent) say the benefits of a mobile business outweigh any potential security issues, such as a data breach. The findings show the urgency UAE businesses are facing when it comes to digitally transforming for a competitive advantage.
Dubai Sports City is set to open its doors to showcase the very best of sport and activities on offer in the area. Coaches and fitness experts will also be on hand to demonstrate the benefits of leading a healthy and active lifestyle, which echoes the ethos of Dubai Sports City.
The pivotal role of women entrepreneurship for economic growth and development is widely being recognized and encouraged by GCC governments as evidenced by the highest ever rates of entrepreneurial and business activity by regional women, revealed an Al Masah Capital Report on “GCC Women – Entrepreneurs in a New Economy”.
Business and enterprise applications have relied on databases to store information and process it for results and inferences. But the architecture of databases used over the last decade have been used with certain limitations. Most databases have been built to use with specific applications and for specific purposes. In other words, applications and databases are configured to match each other to generate specific results for end users. Change the requirement and the database needs to be configured to match the purpose. In the present era of digital transformation and business agility, the biggest hurdles remain managing the complex databases and the enormous growth in duplication of data.
Sharjah Tatweer Forum (STF), a youth-empowerment organization offering programs and activities to support young leaders and entrepreneurs to either establish start-ups or expand existing businesses, has received overwhelming response from its women members. Women have taken the lead in all of its support programs, including leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as participated in overseas international conferences with the aim of enhance their knowledge, skills and talent. In fact, two of STF’s five founding members and three out of its seven board members are women.