Gearing Up for Growth—Critical Success Factors for Middle East Manufacturers

By: Terri Hiskey, Vice President of Product Marketing for Manufacturing at Epicor Software. It’s an exciting time, with manufacturers gearing up for growth, investing in equipment, new manufacturing modalities such as 3D printing, and software to support digital transformation and new collaborative, connected factory floor competencies. Expect cloud, the Internet of Things (IoT) and analytics to be key areas of technology investment for manufacturers across the region. While these have been topics of conversation and exploration for a while, manufacturers are now moving past the design and concept stage to full-on production execution and deployment of these technologies. Cloud – from … Continue reading Gearing Up for Growth—Critical Success Factors for Middle East Manufacturers

Developing Skills of The Future Today

By aggressively investing in education of digital skills, the region is preparing its youth for future employment and technology led economic development, explains Paul Potgieter, Managing Director – UAE, Dimension Data Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain are two significant technologies that are expected to change the regional landscape in terms of demand for specialized skills. A computing system that uses AI can sense its working environment and can think about it, learn about it, and take action within it. In general, AI helps better business decision-making through faster human responses, automation of manual tasks, and creation of automated decision-making. The … Continue reading Developing Skills of The Future Today

Etisalat Digital offers glimpse into Future of Retail at GITEX Technology Week 2018

Etisalat Digital is embracing the future of retail at this year’s GITEX Technology Week, offering a seamless shopping experience through face recognition, artificial intelligence, image recognition and computer vision technologies. Some of the unprecedented retail shopping experiences featured at Etisalat’s stand include a self-driving grocery store, robotic shopping cart that leads visitors to the grocery isle, a smart dressing room that recommends fashion apparel, a smart vending machine, a state-of-the-art unmanned cash counters and self-checkouts. Alberto Araque, Vice President, Internet of Things & Digital Payments said: “ Etisalat Digital said: “This year the ‘Future of Retail’ will give visitors an … Continue reading Etisalat Digital offers glimpse into Future of Retail at GITEX Technology Week 2018

Ring Partners with PRO TECHnology to Make Homes Safer in the Gulf Region

PRO TECHnology to promote and distribute Ring’s innovative home security products and solutions through its strong partner network across the Gulf Region Ring, a leader in neighborhood security,today announced that it has partnered with PRO TECHnology, a leading provider of exceptional innovative IT solutions in the Gulf region at GITEX 2018.  This partnership will help Ring foray and expand its reach across the regional market offering residential real estate developers & homeowners Ring’s innovative home security products and solutions. “Ring believes in keeping homes and communities safe rather than just comfortable, and we hope to change the way homeowners view … Continue reading Ring Partners with PRO TECHnology to Make Homes Safer in the Gulf Region