FEATURED STORY The realities of talent in Qatar

As Qatar prepares to host the 2022 World Cup, one of the major challenges for organisations will be attracting and retaining both Qatari and expatriate talent. David Jones and Radhika Punshi of The Talent Enterprise look forward to the prospects of the future talent trends in Qatar and the wider Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for 2022.read more ›

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Fixing the data bandwidth blockage

by  — 15 March 2014

As the use of mobile devices and the demand for Internet-based services on them increases, wireless networks in the country are running out of capacity, says an industry expert. read more ›

American companies have the expertise to help Qatar construct world-class infrastructure," said US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. (Image US Department of Commerce)

US secretary of commerce visits Qatar as part of Middle East trade mission

by  — 13 March 2014

The Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, discussed her Middle East trade mission, and highlighted growing commercial ties between Qatar and the US, and American efforts to boost exports to the region. read more ›

Qatar Petroleum’s Halul produced water treatment plant, northeast of Doha (Image Qatar Design Consortium)

How ‘produced water’ could be a high growth sector for Qatar

by  — 13 March 2014

Produced water, a by-product of oil and gas extraction, could provide “huge market opportunities” to service providers in Qatar, according to new research. read more ›

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How CFOs are using Big Data to their advantage

by  — 11 March 2014

According to a new IBM study, the vast majority of CFOs (82 percent) see the value of integrating enterprise-wide data, but only 24 percent think their team is up to the task. This marks a 205 percent increase in the gap between the importance of data and the ability to exploit its value since the question was first asked in 2005, showcasing a critical divide in the skills and capabilities for today’s finance teams. read more ›

Labourers working at a construction site in Doha. The worker welfare charter, released by Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee in February, proposes reforms for migrant workers over a 50-page document. (Image Reuters/Arabian Eye)

Qatar proposes welfare reforms for migrant workers in a new report

by  — 7 March 2014

Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee responded to international criticism with a 50-page report offering welfare reforms for migrant workers involved in 2022 World Cup projects. read more ›

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