A new state-owned banking and telecoms alliance is set to shake up Indonesia’s fast-growing digital payments market, with the launch of a new platform expected to provide customers with greater choice and help improve financial inclusion.
Interviews & Viewpoints | Mohammed AlShaibi, CEO, Tamkeen Technologies: Interview from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2019
In the context of digitisation, how are new technologies disrupting the ICT sector?
Articles & Analysis | Saudi officials work to create a supportive environment for start-ups from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2019
The government believes there is an important role for innovation, start-ups, and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in its push to modernise the economy. In line with this, the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) is seeking to do two things: improve the ease of doing business for firms of all sizes, and encourage and...
Interviews & Viewpoints | Nasser Al Nasser, Group CEO, Saudi Telecom Company (STC): Interview from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2019
To what extent are IT managed services and cloud technology evolving and progressing the digital transformation of Saudi Arabia?
Articles & Analysis | ICT applications being tapped to modernise all sectors of the Saudi economy, with an emphasis on information protection from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2019
Like other sectors of the economy, development of Saudi Arabia’s ICT industry is being deeply influenced by the government’s Vision 2030 strategy that emphasises the need for diversification and modernisation. However, in the context of this roadmap, ICT is not being addressed as a standalone sector, but rather as a fillip to help all other...
Articles & Analysis | The ever-expanding digital economy creating widespread opportunities in emerging markets from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2019
As more commercial transactions move online and the digital economy continues to expand into every facet of the traditional analogue economy, businesses are gaining access to new channels to reach existing clients and expand their market share with competitive digital offerings. For consumers, the digital growth promises easier access to and...