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islamabad: Pakistan ranked 98th out of 134 countries in World Economic Forum�s Global Information Technology Report 2009 released on Thursday. This is indicative of a weak information and communication technology base. It was a drop of nine spots from last year�s ranking of 89 out of 127 countries. In order to improve its network connectedness, Pakistan should invest more in ICT infrastructure, related services and more broadly, innovation, report recommended. The development story of the most networked countries in the world, including the Nordic countries, Singapore and the United States among others, has owed much to a ...
which brings together top business leaders, international political leaders, selected intellectuals and journalists to discuss the most pressing issues facing the world, including health and the environment. Beside meetings, the WEF produces a series of research reports and engages its members in sector specific initiatives. 1 WEF also organizes the "Annual Meeting of the New Champions" in China and a series of regional meetings throughout the year. In 2008 those regional meetings included meetings on Europe and Central Asia, East Asia, the Russia CEO Roundtable, Africa, the Middle East, and the World Economic Forum on ...
Skype to Open First Middle East Office :: DO Albuquerque Blog
Manama, Bahrain (TML) - Online communications operator Skype is setting up its first Middle East base in an effort to expand its client base, the company announced Monday. Skype, which allows its user to make free voice and video call over the internet by downloading their software, chose Manama, capital of the tiny Gulf state of Bahrain, as the location for their first regional office. "It is our eyes and ears and a platform to reach out to our partners in the Middle East and Africa region," Skype's Head of Middle East & Africa Market Development Rouzbeh Pasha told The Media Line. "We went through a list of ... market research, surveys and trends
Microsoft Lebanon puts ”Information Technology at the Service of ...
launched ‘Information Technology at the Service of the Public Sector’ workshop to lead Lebanon’s drive to modernize the Lebanese Administration. It reinforces the partnership between OMSAR and Microsoft Lebanon to build and develop the foundation for “e-government” in Lebanon. The technology showcased at this workshop demonstrates how IT can be leveraged to enhance the impact and effectiveness to elevate the Public Sector Services. The workshop was held at the Movenpick Hotel in the Presence of Microsoft Country Manager Ms. Leila Serhan , Microsoft Citizenship Director, Leading officials from OMSAR, ... market research, surveys and trends


Global Information Technology Report 2008 2009
The Global Information Technology Report 2008–2009 Mobility in a Networked World Soumitra Dutta, INSEAD Irene Mia, World Economic Forum Editors 7KH *OREDO ,QIRUPDWLRQ 7HFKQRORJ\\ 5HSRUW ‹ :RUOG (FRQRPLF )RUXP Contents Preface................................................................................v 1.8 R&D and Innovation in the ICT Sector: Toward Globalization and Collaboration...................................95 Klaus Schwab (World Economic Forum) ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Global Information Technology Report 2009–2010
The Global Information Technology Report series, ...... and has a combined turnover of 75 billion, which is just over 40 percent of GDP. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Emaar, The Economic City (EEC), the Tadawul-listed company developing King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), recently signed a development and license agreement with Al-Ahlam Marine Tourism Group (AAMTG) to develop a marina and yacht club facility inside KAEC. The signing took place at KAEC between Prince Abdullah Bin Saud Al-Saud, president of AAMTG, and Fahd Al-Rasheed, MD & CEO of EEC. The new marina is meant to be a premium world-class development that will be located in the Bay La Sun waterfront area of the city. Bay La Sun is a fully integrated residential community directly overlooking the Red Sea. The elegantly designed ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
ECOWAS ICT fair assures of robust market
Asyduzit Group, in partnership with the government of Republic of Benin, has rolled out plans to host entrepreneurs in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) business from Nigeria and other ECOWAS countries at the ‘ECOTIC Fair’2010. The fair, which holds from July 1 to July 3 at the Chinese Cultural Centre for Economic and Development in Cotonou, is to reflect on its struggles and successes with the aim of igniting future possibilities in the West African region, says Fajemirokun Ayodeji, director general, Asyduzit Group, one of the organising groups. ECOTIC Fair’ hopes to harness the benefits of ICT to facilitate speedy ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


The Global Information Technology Report 2008–2009
The Global Information Technology Report (GITR) series, produced by the Forum in partnership with. INSEAD and published annually since 2001, has ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
U.S. Tops Rankings in Global Information Technology Report
The United States remains the most innovative country in the world in the use of information and communication technology (ICT), according to a report by the World Economic Forum. A December 9 press release on the third annual Global Information Technology Report says that once again the United States has underlined its supremacy in the field of information technology, topping this year's rankings of the Networked Readiness Index, which measures how prepared each nation's economy is to participate in and benefit from ICT developments. According to the report -- which was produced in cooperation with the World ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Networking; Global Information Technology Report
The answer is: look north – to Scandinavia. All four of those countries are in the top ten of The Networked Readiness Index 2009-2010, part of the Global Information Technology Report published by INSEAD and the World Economic Forum, now in its ninth edition.  More specifically, Sweden is in the number one slot of 133 countries, virtually the entire world, from the US to China to Argentina to Chad. Singapore is number two, Denmark number three (bumped down from the number one spot it held last year), Switzerland number four and the US number five.  In fact, Scandinavian countries have led the pack since ...
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Need initial high-level research data on the NGO sector. Source of data is important. For example, the number of NGOs is from 2005 and from the government agency authority in that country. NGO data ----------------------------------------------------------- What is the total number of operating NGOs in the country? (For example: see for an answer to Hungary) What percentage of NGOs are computer enabled? What percentage of (NGO?) population is connected to the internet? What are the top 10 types of NGO’s (from activity codes)? Who are the Top 10 ICT NGO’s? NGO registration ...
BPO Outsourcing to Latin America? | LinkedIn Answers | LinkedIn
Nowadays, "all" attention for BPO outsourcing is on India, China and other Asian countries. But what about the Latin American countries? What are their pro's and cons compared to Asia? Does anyone have experience with outsourcing to, for example Mexico or Brazil? posted May 18, 2008 in Offshoring and Outsourcing | Closed Share This Hi Johan - With a quick disclaimer that I represent Chile's BPO and IT services sector in the U.S., here's my response. While Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe have long been seen as the natural venues for offshoring IT development and business processes (BPO), Latin American countries ...