Tagged : World Economic Forum

19 May

Qitcom 2014 – Innovating Today For The Future of Qatar

by Anirudh Sharma

Have you registered to attend the third edition of QITCOM? Hurry and sign up to be a part of the nation’s largest Information Communication Technology conference set to take place May 26 to 28, 2014 at the Qatar National Convention Center. Qatar is eager to adopt technologies and solutions that will assist in the journey towards becoming […]

08 May

Qatar Most IT-Friendly Country In Middle East

by Anirudh Sharma

For the second year running Qatar has ranked the most IT-friendly country in the Middle East. The findings of the “The Global Information Technology Report 2014: Rewards and Risks of Big Data” survey ranked Qatar 23rd globally, one place ahead of the UAE in a list of 148 economies. The Survey which was conducted by […]

20 Nov

Let’s cull the trend of digital media rumors

by Anirudh Sharma

I’m sure you’ll nod in approval if someone asked you about having encountered a hoax or a fake image on social media. The phenomenon has existed since 1934 when Colonel Robert Wilson supposedly snapped a photograph of the Loch Ness monster but in our times of instant communication and news-sharing the Sphinx of hoaxes and digital […]

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 […]