Archive for author: G-Forum


Aster DM Healthcare launches free tele-health consultation service in the UAE

Aster DM Healthcare has introduced a free tele-consultation service across its Medcare, Aster Hospital and Aster Clinic facilities in the UAE, allowing patients to remotely consult qualified doctors for all gen...


Westcon-Comstor to remain fully operational, support channel partners

Westcon-Comstor, a global technology distributor, has announced that it will continue to be fully operational during the foreseeable future. The company will continue to provide products and services for the al...


Noon, Visa partner in UAE, Saudi promoting card payment, reduce COVID-19 risks

Noon, claims to be the first e-commerce company in the region to fully shift to cashless options for the payment of online orders. To support the transition, Noon has partnered with Visa to offer new UAE and Sa...


Car dealerships must sell in three online clicks to combat showroom closure, Gartner

To mitigate a likely slump in car sales and to ensure employee and customer safety during the coronavirus pandemic, automotive OEMs and car dealerships must transition to simple, end-to-end online selling and s...


Italy’s Lamborghini starts production of 3D printed medical shields, surgical masks

Automobili Lamborghini is converting departments of its super sports car production plant in Sant’Agata Bolognese in order to produce surgical masks and protective plexiglass shields. The masks will be donated ...


How to secure cloud access for remote workers

Businesses across the region are now in the process of rapidly enabling teleworking and remote productivity solutions to maintain business and operational continuity with high levels of security. This can be a ...


Coronavirus pandemic threatens to plunge millions in Arab region into poverty and food insecurity

And the pandemic could also bump up the number of undernourished people there by some two million. Current estimates show that there are some 101.4 million in the region who already live in poverty, according t...


WHO receives overwhelming pro-bono support from technology companies

WHO has received overwhelming pro-bono support from technology companies to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, 30 of the world’s leading digital technology experts gathered in a virtual roundtable to help a...


Airbus A350-1000 deployed in fight against COVID-19

Airbus continues to purchase and supply millions of face masks from China, the large majority of which will be donated to governments of the Airbus home countries, namely France, Germany, Spain and the UK. An A...


How to secure a work-from-home organisation

Over the last few days, a slew of people have texted or called me for practical guidance on how to secure a global, work-from-home organisation. So, I crafted this short-ish article, mostly as a public service ...