Noha Gamal Youssef – from student to sought-after developer

Posted by the Editorial Team Final year STEM-D student, Noha Gamal Youssef, dreamed of working at Microsoft one day when she completed her MIS qualification. So when the 21-year-old from Bahrain heard about the Microsoft Imagine Cup competition – a global student technology competition – it was no surprise that she decided to take part. While…

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A revolution and a promotion: technology in the Arab World

 Posted by Charbel Fakhoury, VP EMEA Services There’s never been a more exciting time to work in the Arab World. Mobile and internet are transforming the region, and it’s a revolution that shows no signs of abating. This rapid pace of change is what has long excited me about this part of the world. Its…

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What does a Mobile-first, Cloud-first world look like? Highlights from GITEX 2014 in Dubai

Posted by: Samer Ramez Abu-Ltaif, General Manager of Microsoft Gulf Let me ask you a question. How many times, in the past year, have you heard or read the following terms: Big Data, Business Solutions, Cloud and Mobility? Your answer is likely ‘to be a lot’. These are all terms that are being used in…

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The Story of a Moroccan Entrepreneur

Posted by the Editorial Team At only 33 years old, Tayeb Sbihi has a BSc in Computer Science, a Master of Science in Computer Networks and an Executive MBA in International business. He is also a member of the Microsoft 4Afrika Advisory Council, the CEO and founder of B2N Consulting, a member of CEED and…

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Microsoft and UNDP put the lights on youth in Egypt with local employability initiative to create future business leaders

Posted by the Editorial Team “My dream was to help other youth find their path,” says Ashraf Abou Zeid, Masr Ta3mal (Masr Works) trainer in Aswan Youth Center. And this is exactly what he has done. Ashraf, like hundreds of youth, was recruited by the Ministry of Youth, trained by Microsoft Egypt on the Career…

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