Tom Paye

Brave new world

Converged infrastructure has become a hot topic in recent months, with industry leaders putting forward bold new claims about the future of IT.

Six reasons to adopt Six Sigma

It may have been originally intended for use in manufacturing, but the Six Sigma methodology is proving to be most helpful across a wide range of industries.

Mind the gap

With trends moving so quickly, businesses are being forced to import skills from abroad in order to get the best out of these new trends. How can the local IT scene ensure a healthy availability of local talent?  

Ringing in changes

Can regional telecommunication providers go beyond vanilla services and offer more value to consumer and business markets alike?

Changing Dynamics

When it implemented Microsoft Dynamics AX 12, Fair Point Furniture in Sharjah completely changed the way it was able to do business, providing itself with a strong platform on which to grow.

State secrets

What do Middle East governments need when it comes to security, and are newly formed government entities set to revolutionise the way that states think about security?

New responsibilities

As more security technologies have made the switch from analogue to Internet Protocol, lines between security and IT have blurred, with CIOs and IT heads becoming increasingly responsible for an organsiation’s security.

Going for green

In a world where the success of an IT project is almost always defined by either the return on investment (ROI) or the benefits it brings to the business, GE’s latest endeavour is refreshingly different.

Approaching ERP

ERP has come a long way in recent years—like much of the rest of the IT arena, it’s become about delivering a competitive business edge, says Tom Paye, Editor, CNME

Open up

Open-source storage solutions that used to be considered extremely niche have been used for various new applications, and these applications are getting users across the world excited about the possibility of doing things a little differently.

Stepping on the gas

Emirates Gas is a subsidiary of the Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC). It specialises in compressing cooking gas or industrial gas into cylinders and then selling the gas on. If you’ve ever seen those trucks rolling around Dubai with dozens of red gas cylinders on the back, the chances are that the gas came from Emirates Gas.

Is Bitcoin’s luck already drying up?

Bitcoin: What is it, really? A digital currency? An investment? An Xbox game? For many people, it’s not clear, but that hasn’t stopped venture capitalists from going gaga over it.


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