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

Keys to Fostering an Agile IT Organization

Author: Chris Bedi, CIO, ServiceNow Agility is a big deal. As companies embrace digital transformation, we have stopped defending the old ways of doing business. Instead, we focus on making sure appropriate change occurs. We reorganize people, processes and technology to empower change and drive tangible results. Organizational agility matters now and is part of the business DNA. In IT, we are used to thinking of agility in terms of the development team. Today, it means more. CIOs need to build and present an entire agile IT organization, which requires giving some serious thought to the way the organization works. … Continue reading Keys to Fostering an Agile IT Organization

Nexign Partners with Bubbletone to Deliver Revolutionary Blockchain Solution for Telcos

The platform creates a global marketplace where operators can publish and share product information as well as buy and resell as-is, or bundle, offerings from other operators  Nexignand Bubbletonehave announced an exclusive partnership to develop an industry-first blockchain-based Business Support Systems (BSS) solution for the telecom sector. The two companies aim to create a global marketplace for telecom operators, giving them the ability to collaborate with each other and consequently offer individually determined volumes and qualities of services to end users—an option that has not previously existed. By facilitating seamless and secure exchange of financial and identity information between mobile … Continue reading Nexign Partners with Bubbletone to Deliver Revolutionary Blockchain Solution for Telcos

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