Monthly : September 2013

26 Sep

Team Qatar Makes An Impact At Global Youth Summit

by William Nestor

It was an incredible experience to be part a group of young professionals working in Qatar who recently travelled to San José, Costa Rica to participate at the BYND 2015 Global Youth Summit. The three-day summit offered a platform for young people to lend their voice and influence decisions at the United Nations post-2015, and […]

19 Sep

How Consumers Can Resolve Problems With Telecom Providers

by William Nestor

With new technology spreading faster than ever in Qatar, it is important to stay well informed from a consumer perspective. ictQATAR’s Consumer and Government Affairs department develops telecommunications consumer policies and serves as the agency’s connection to the Qatari consumer. The organization continually promotes a safe and competitive telecoms industry and offers help and assistance […]

10 Sep

In A Happy “State” Of Mind

by Anirudh Sharma

I know that the topic of discussion in this post is not specifically related to technology but I was convinced that it impacts the productivity and development in any country in many ways and hence I thought of sharing it with the readers of Digital Qatar blog. So in this context, as residents of Qatar, […]

08 Sep

Qatar Tops World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Rankings In MENA

by Anirudh Sharma

We have done it again! Qatar has moved up to 13th place in the overall rankings of 148 economies in the Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014 released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) recently in Geneva. The achievement seems even better when we note that Qatar tops the rankings In the Middle East and North Africa […]

03 Sep

Race to the Top: Marketing or Communications?

by Julia Astashkina

From time to time I hear heated debates among entrepreneurs and small business owners about what takes prominence in an organization – marketing or communications.  I find that most people use marketing and communications interchangeably. When you throw in Public Relations and graphic design, the plot thickens even further. I’ve seen this happen on every […]