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Al Rajhi drives profitability with financial applications

Monday, 28 July 2003 4:00 AM

Oracle apps allow Saudi banking and investment company to create more accurate customer profiles.

Jordan Telecom joins Tejari to cut costs

Monday, 28 July 2003 4:00 AM

Jordanian PTT takes its procurement online with B2B marketplace in an attempt to streamline its purchasing and cut costs.

Higher education

Sunday, 27 July 2003 4:00 AM

Certification in the IT industry is commonplace, but those who dedicate both the time and resources necessary can set themselves apart by achieving a truly high level certificate.

Legal vacuum

Sunday, 27 July 2003 4:00 AM

While the Middle East’s internet infrastructure continues to grow, its legal equivalent remains far from developed. As such, local companies wishing to work within the knowledge economy frequently find themselves operating in a legal limbo

Getting connected

Thursday, 24 July 2003 4:00 AM

Saudi Arabia is intent on entering the digital economy. To do this, it has to leverage the internet and create a society that is both comfortable and able to succeed in the online environment. To this end, the Kingdom is currently creating an internet infrastructures encompassing everything from wireless hotspots through to the free internet model and broadband

Larry loves Linux

Thursday, 24 July 2003 4:00 AM

Larry Ellison spent this year's Oracle Apps World dodging the rumours and speculation surrounding his company’s affair with PeopleSoft. Instead, the vendor’s chairman & CEO spent his time talking about fragmented data and, more importantly, how Oracle has consummated its relationship with the open source community. In fact, the vendor is so in love with Linux, it says all of its customers should be using it

Midmarket crush

Thursday, 24 July 2003 4:00 AM

As the tier one vendors look down market and tier two players look up, the small-to-medium sized business enterprise resource planning market is getting crowded. The simple reason for this is that both want to grow their businesses beyond their current, saturated markets. However, just which operators will survive this midmarket crush remains to be seen.

PeopleSoft completes JDE acquisition

Wednesday, 23 July 2003 4:00 AM

Following the approval of the US Justice Department, PeopleSoft has completed the acquisition of JD Edwards. As of July 18, PeopleSoft had acquired 88% of JD Edwards’ shares, while those left outstanding should be transferred by the end of August.

DOHMS unveils fully functional e-services

Wednesday, 23 July 2003 4:00 AM

Dubai’s Department of Health & Medical Services (DOHMS) has unveiled a portal crammed with a series of new services. Through the site, individuals can, among other things, acquire or renew health cards electronically.

HP pushes utility computing paradigm

Wednesday, 23 July 2003 4:00 AM

Utility computing is being touted as the next technology panacea. Currently, Sun, HP and IBM are all promoting a vision of the flexible IT infrastructure that enables businesses to purchase capacity as and when they need it.

Wireless retailing

Wednesday, 23 July 2003 4:00 AM

Local retailers have begun to deploy wireless internet access, or public hotspots, as they look to deliver value added services and boost bottom lines. However, questions remain over the profitability of the model.

Projecting the future

Tuesday, 22 July 2003 4:00 AM

When the major IT players unleash their latest gadgets, most will already have one eye on developing the next big thing. Andrew Picken took a trip to HP’s ‘Labs University’ event to get a flavour of the new technology that we can expect to see in the Middle East over the coming months.

Get tooled up for the internet

Tuesday, 22 July 2003 4:00 AM

Designing, creating and maintaining your own web site is now well within the reach of all Windows Middle East readers. Let us guide you through the options.

Arabian Business Web Index - May 2003 Report

Thursday, 10 July 2003 4:00 AM

Microsoft-backed magazine Slate achieves a nominal profit and online advertising is growing again in the United Kingdom

Things must change

Thursday, 3 July 2003 4:00 AM

The Arab world’s economy stands at a crossroads. Here are some ideas on how to boost investor confidence and kickstart business activity


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