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SAP Announces the Simplified Front Office

SAP Announces the Simplified Front Office

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced future integrated digital enterprise technologies that are intended to transform the relationships companies have with their customers. SAP plans to unleash a powerful portfolio of SAP® hybris® tools that are envisioned to enable in-the-moment customer profiling, digital commerce and community development, empowering an organization’s front office to stay connected with


UNESCO chooses Dr. Mansoor Al Awar as Expert Member of Digital Strategies Committee for Higher Education in Arab World

UNESCO has named Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Chairman of the UNESCO Institute of Information Technologies in Education (IITE) Governing Board, as a Member of the Expert Committee of Digital Strategies for Higher Education in the Arab World. UNESCO has formed this committee to formulate digital strategies


StudyPortals again awarded as one of the fastest growing tech companies in the Netherlands

StudyPortals is nominated for the Deloitte Technology Fast50 Award 2015. For the second consecutive year, StudyPortals is one of the 50th fastest growing technology companies in the Netherlands. The final rankings will be announced on Friday, 9 October in Groningen. Edwin van Rest, CEO and founder of StudyPortals: “It’s great to see that our efforts are


Blackboard Unveils The New Learning Experience

BLACKBOARD KNOWS IT HAS AN IMAGE PROBLEM—partly because its armada of tools and features developed over the years did not play well with one another. But the company labeled by Wired as “Everyone’s Classroom Pariah” is trying to fix that with a major product overhaul. “It’s been a low quality product that moves very slowly and does

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Delegation from Bahrain’s Ministry of Education visits Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University to explore opportunities in education

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) hosted a high-profile delegation from Bahrain headed by its Minister of Education, H.E. Dr. Majid Bin Ali Al-Nuaimi. The group was received by Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of HBMSU and Chairman of the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE). The delegates visited

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Digital Marketing Institute Signs License Partner in Ireland as 135% Growth Announced

The Digital Marketing Institute (DMI) announced that it has signed its first education partner in the Irish market. IBAT College Dublin, which is considered Ireland’s leading enterprise-focused third level institute, will deliver classroom-based digital marketing courses from the DMI, starting in September 2015. The move allows the DMI to focus on further extending the reach of its certification internationally,


Professional diploma to support aspirations of UAE’s wise leadership to reach the ranks of the world’s most innovative countries

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) continues to lead efforts to promote governmental innovation in the implementation of the directives of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, to mark 2015 as the ‘Year of Innovation.’ It has introduced a professional diploma program in ‘Innovation Leadership


Gartner Survey Shows Digital Business Leaders Are Pulling Ahead of the Pack

A widening gap is forming between organizations already undertaking digital business initiatives versus those only in the planning stage, according to a recent study by Gartner, Inc. The survey found that 32 percent of leaders at organizations with $250 million or more in annual revenue said they have a business that is a digital business, up from

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