Issue Number:222, May 2017


Hospitality: Guest Services 2.0

Since coming into power, the Trump administration has taken a series of seismic immigration and travel directives to keep away what US President Donald Trump tweets, to be the “bad” out of America. 

Not enjoying the ride? Get off!

Even as the debate on the glass ceiling in corporate India continues to rage, the banking sector has proven to be a bit of an exception. 

Stem + Diversity = Innovation

Women are attracted to STEM when they see the specific and tangible contributions it makes to their communities and the people that live in them, says Dr Nadiya al Saady

Fitness: Staying fit in the heat

With temperatures on the rise, it is safe to say that summer is nearly upon us. 

Test Drive: Excels in every aspect

The off-road test drive of Maserati Levante was held at the purpose build 4x4 adventure park in the grounds of the Oman Automobile Association to highlight the SUV's capabilities. A luxury SUV that is 5m long, over 2m wide and over two tonnes may have its challenges, but yet it excels

Technology: The Five Critical Challenges in Threat Intelligence Sharing

Automated threat intelligence sharing is not new but it is still in its early years. During the past several years, the industry has invested in machine generation and machine consumption of tactical threat data. 

Generation Z: Two billion people coming of age

Soon I’ll be delivering the commencement address at the large university I attended in the heartland of the US. Just as I was about to go to work on my speech serendipity came calling during a recent cross country flight when an inflight magazine in front of me plopped open to an article titled, The Next Generation Gap.

Build team trust

Trust is a cornerstone of business relationships. We all know that our customers must believe in us and trust us to deliver. 

A distinct banking experience

Interview: Abdulnasir al Raisi, DGM – Premier Banking, Bank Muscat, talks about the salient features of the service

Happy staff translates to more profitable organizations

Interview: Mohamed Debouk, CEO of Muscat-based management consultancy New Metrics, talks about the importance of employee engagement

We strive to offer the best services to our customers

Interview: Vishal Ganatra, managing director of trading company Ganatra International, charts the company's growth and shares plans for the future 

Building a global learning environment

Interview: Professor Anthony Cahalan, inaugural vice chancellor of the newly-launched Muscat University, says the institution will be a centre for high quality education 

Solar power sector will boost the economy

Interview: Ken Paton, CEO of Symtech Solar MENA, talks about the possibilities offered by the industry