Perspectives

Social issues on being big or small!

2016

 Social marketing is the latest buzz word and whether you are a startup or a big wig you want to get social. And though many intellectual souls have already written, spoken and thought about how social marketing varies for big and small enterprises i thought i will also put in my 2 paisa on 2 key points.   Focus & Direction - The problem with startups and SMEs is that social marketing lacks a clear direction and there's no fault of small enterprises in this. The reason is that most of the action a...

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WHAT’S SO DIFFICULT ABOUT BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL STARTUP?

2016

I have been involved in building multiple startups, including starting my career with companies which were in very early stage of business. There have been many people around who have given extremely philosophical reasons for a failure of a startup, reasons starting from the concept to the intent. But I have seen and realized that success or failure of a startup depends only on the effort, passion, desire and intent of the founder (& his team). There have been innumerable instances of startups which are exactly similar to so many...

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ICT Hardware Challenges

2016

 Depending on various reports I have been reading thought of sharing the top five technology challenges faced by the developing countries 1.     Electricity - The presence of low- power hardware with long battery life is a major reason in an erratic power supply structure coupled with electrical spikes, swings, dips, blackouts, and brownouts. 2.     Cost - Striking a balance between lowest cost and most reliable technology is essential but difficult to manage...

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Engagement Vs Awareness

2016

Was reading an article on what all you should not do while engaging in social networking sites and one of the points that was covered in it is how people have continued to advertise on social media or digital world in the same way as they used to do it on print media. However the important thing is that there's a huge difference between internet marketing and the conventional print media marketing. Digital or internet marketing is more and more about engaging people - getting people to discuss, talk about things, converse amongst...

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Middle East: Some interesting facts on tourism industry

2016

Middle East, besides petrol and gas, depends significantly on tourism industry and here are some industry facts 1. GDP Contribution The direct contribution of Travel & Tourism to GDP was USD73.7bn (2.7% of total GDP) in 2014, and is forecast to rise by 4.7% in 2015, and to rise by 4.6% pa, from 2015-2025, to USD121.0bn (3.1% of total GDP) in 2025 2. Employment Travel & Tourism directly supported 2,255,000 jobs (3.2% of total employment). This is expected to rise by 3.1% pa to 3,202,000 jobs (3.4% of total employment)...

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Process Optimization in the Backend Delivery Operation

2016

Process optimization is the need of the hour in the competitive market be it any sector from Information technology to manufacturing. The process workflow has to be evolving from day to day operation for best optimization, as rightly said by Mr Masaaki Imai who came up with the concept called “Kaizen” for continuous improvement, which was one of the major setback, which has helped Japan to be named as the developed country among the others well established countries after the Second World War. The theory clearly specifics the...

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Qatar: National Development Strategy

2016

As Qatar sets its eyes on an ambitious vision, the National Development Strategy (NDS) is the vehicle that will take it there, helping Qatar achieve the goals that are unheard of. Here's a quick snapshot of NDS Driving Sustainable Growth and Modernization A main goal of the National Development Strategy is to lay out the framework for Qatar’s growth, a long-term plan for sustainability: both economically and environmentally seeking steady rise of Qatar's economy.  Empowering Qatari Citizens to Shape Their...

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Some interesting social media statistics for Arab Region

2016

 Some interesting findings on perceptions of people towards social media in Arab Region - 81% believe social media have made it easier for people to connect - 70% think they are closer to people due to social media - 66% feel social media makes them more creating in presenting ideas and thoughts  - 67% people follow social media for news - 62% people feel its easier to find a job through social networks - 61% people feel social media has had a positive impact on society - 57% feel social media has made...

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Doha Development Round

2016

The Doha Development Round or Doha Development Agenda (DDA) is the current trade-negotiation round of the World Trade Organization (WTO) which commenced in November 2001 under then director-general Mike Moore. Its objective is to lower trade barriers around the world, and thus facilitate increased global trade. The Doha Round began with a ministerial-level meeting in Doha, Qatar in 2001. Subsequent ministerial meetings took place in Cancún, Mexico (2003), and Hong Kong (2005). Related negotiations took place in Paris, France...

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Doha Development Round

2016

The Doha Development Round or Doha Development Agenda (DDA) is the current trade-negotiation round of the World Trade Organization (WTO) which commenced in November 2001 under then director-general Mike Moore. Its objective is to lower trade barriers around the world, and thus facilitate increased global trade. The Doha Round began with a ministerial-level meeting in Doha, Qatar in 2001. Subsequent ministerial meetings took place in Cancún, Mexico (2003), and Hong Kong (2005). Related negotiations took place in Paris, France...

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