Tag: ICT

5G

Seize the 5G Opportunity

Since the 1980s, a new form of communications technology has emerged almost every 10 years. From fax machines to mobile telephones, to the internet and now 5G, every new development within the information and communications technology (ICT) sector has a…

Going Digital

Going Digital to Thrive

As the COVID-19 pandemic reshapes the way in which we live, work, keep in touch, and shop for essentials, going digital is more important than ever. ICT infrastructure is the foundation of the digital world, and digital technology supported by…

Optimiza

OPTIMIZA: TIP OF THE ICEBERG

Optimiza CEO Majed Sifri believes the best is yet to come for his company, the technology market, and Jordan. Optimiza is a Jordanian company that hardly needs an introduction. It’s a leading digital transformation solutions provider that supports hundredsof regional…

ORANGE Jordan: Connecting the Community

Venture caught Orange Jordan’s CEO Thierry Marigny for this interview where he talked about Orange’s latest product offerings, its fiber optic network, its business challenges and long-term plans for Jordan. Tell us about your personal journey in the telecom world….

technology sector

Women in tech

Although women are still facing major challenges in Jordan’s information and communications technology sector, they are upbeat about their future prospects. By Cesilia Faustina Tamara Abdul Jaber, the founder of ICT consulting firm Palma Consulting, summs up her view of…

Jordan Moves to Kick-Start Growth and Pare Back Debt

Jordan Moves to Kick-Start Growth and Pare Back Debt

The government is looking to reduce its debt burden and jumpstart the economy through a combination of budgetary adjustments, a new medium-term economic strategy, and international aid agreements. In mid-May, the Cabinet announced its decision to cut this year’s JD8.8…

Laith Al Qasem

Working as One

If they really want to achieve sustainable economic growth, Jordan’s public and private sectors need to start seeing each other as allies rather than adversaries. By Laith Al Qasem Public–Private Dialogue (PPD) is an increasingly valuable tool that enables public…

UK

Steadfast Support

Britain’s ambassador to Jordan is confident Brexit won’t impact his country’s long standing commitment to the Kingdom. By Dina Al Wakeel Jordan has received millions of dollars from Britain to help it cope with the Syrian refugee crisis, and hundreds…