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New York Academy of Sciences and Ericsson team up to offer Oman students opportunity to collaborate on a STEM innovation challenge

The New York Academy of Sciences is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that since 1817 has been committed to advancing science for the benefit of society. With more than 20,000 members in 100 countries, the Academy promotes scientific and technical knowledge, addresses global challenges with science-based solutions, and sponsors a wide variety of educational initiatives at […]


eXtra witnesses 33% increase in purchases through localised user engagement campaigns

Saudi Arabia’s fastest-growing retail brand eXtra, offers a range of leading international consumer electronics brands and stocks. Its extensive product range includes TVs, audio systems, computers, mobile phones and IT communications, cameras, home appliances and personal care products. Recently, the Saudi-based retailer implemented the WebEngage Retention Operating System to grow purchases using localised user and […]


Bank Sohar enhances customer centricity with insight-driven banking

As Oman’s economy experiences sustained growth and the non-petroleum sector emerges as an important economic force, Bank Sohar has positioned itself as a ‘one stop financial super-mall’. Bank Sohar is one of the fastest growing commercial banks in the Sultanate of Oman. Recently, the bank embarked on a journey to transform its information technology (IT) […]


Qatar Airways moves financial planning to Oracle Cloud

Oracle has announced that Qatar Airways has implemented Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) as the airline transitions through the pandemic and embarks on a major global expansion. With Oracle Cloud EPM, Qatar Airways financial teams have gained the transparency and flexibility needed for more accurate planning, budgeting and forecasting. The improved processes are […]


Martijn de Lange, CEO at Hermes UK


Kuwait Gulf Oil Company implements Oracle Cloud applications to drive business growth

Kuwait Gulf Oil Company is the first Oil and Gas Company in Kuwait to implement Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications. The implementation has seen more than 60 core business processes automated to enhance efficiency, drive business continuity and enable seamless remote working. Ahmad A. Safar, Team Leader, Information Technology, Kuwait Gulf Oil Company, explains why it […]


Driving digital technology transformation

Looking to transition to an asset-light business model, Ooredoo Group has been applying digital technologies internally to fulfil more agile ways of working and rolling out new customer solutions and 5G technology. Nigel Byrne, Chief Technology Information Officer, Ooredoo Group, outlines the group’s focus and how the company is using the power of digital technology […]


Siemens Mobility signs historic contract for turnkey rail system in Egypt worth US$3 billion

Siemens Mobility to provide high-speed and regional trains, locomotives, rail infrastructure and related services. The first ever high-speed and electrified main rail line in Egypt will be 660 kilometres of modern, safe and integrated rail system to link the Red and Mediterranean Sea for people and goods. Siemens Mobility has announced that it has signed […]


KSA’s Al Qaryan Holding to digitally transform to support GCC’s US$6 billion recycling market

Al Qaryan Holding, a metal recycling, processing and trading company, has announced it is driving innovation in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)’s US$6 billion (SAR 23 billion) recycling market, thanks to a Digital Transformation partnership with global technology company SAP. One of MENA’s larger recycling companies, Al Qaryan Holding has 27 facilities for a total […]


Etisalat Group and G42 join forces to establish UAE’s largest data centre

Etisalat Group and G42 have announced the signing of a binding agreement to merge their data centre (DC) offering in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). A total of 12 data centres will be combined in a new joint venture business operating under Khazna Data Centres, creating the UAE’s largest data centre provider. G42 and Etisalat […]


DP World launches CARGOES Logistics

DP World, a provider of smart supply chain solutions, has announced the launch of its new digital logistics platform, CARGOES Logistics. The platform provides customers with a single-window solution enabling seamless, safe, secure and efficient movement of their cargo. With CARGOES Logistics, customers can choose from multimodal logistics options, ship freight by sea, road and […]


Al Ghurair selects Aruba to create a platform for Digital Transformation

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has announced that UAE-based Al Ghurair Investment has implemented networking technology from the vendor that delivers resilient, future-ready infrastructure to accelerate Digital Transformation. The technology provides a scalable secure network template for consistent deployment and user experience, enables consistent wireless-first workplace with bandwidth to support critical business applications, cuts […]