Business

Batelco aims for net profits in the range of BD40 - 45 million in 2018
Operator group's net profits for 2017 declined significantly though the company managed to grow its revenues organically for the first time since 2009
9500 RTA taxis in Dubai to get free WiFi by Ramadan 2018
Blackwire deployed KiFi for 7500 TransAD taxis in Abu Dhabi last year and is partnering with SAPO in Japan to help Tokyo become Olympic Games ready
Software AG gets a new CEO
Currently serving as GM global revenue of IBM Watson IoT at Munich, Sanjay Brahmawar has an international and multicultural background with experience in Germany, England, Holland, Belgium, Finland and India.
DarkMatter appoints Silicon Valley veteran to lead research arm
Cyber security firm accelerates research into artificial intelligence, quantum technology and advanced research
du launches new loyalty programme for select customers
du Concierge is a bespoke loyalty programme developed by du in partnership with Peacock Concierge for a selected number of clients
Special Olympics gets Etisalat on-board as telco partner
More than 20,000 overseas visitors are expected to join tens of thousands of spectators from across the UAE to watch what is likely to be the largest global event ever staged in the UAE capital.
STC launches STC Academy to build digital skills and enable e-services
The academy will provide quality training in modern areas that witness increasing demand for important domains such as cyber security, data analysis, modern digital technology and leadership skills, in collaboration with prestigious academic institutions from America and Britain
EMEA lags behind other regions in data and analytics maturity
Despite a lot of attention around advanced forms of analytics, 64 percent of organisations globally still consider enterprise reporting and dashboards their most business-critical applications for data and analytics.
Augmented Intelligence and the future of selling
You need to learn about your customer first before you can sell him something of value to him. Modern CRM programs like Salesforce are now graced with the powerful presence of augmented intelligence. This technology lets your salespersons enjoy a streamlined approach to data gathering, verifying, grouping, and analysis.