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Top CEO’s & leaders converge at Telenor Campus, Discuss business challenges in the new digital age

Top CEO’s & leaders converge at Telenor Campus,  Discuss business challenges in the new digital age

  Country’s foremost digital service provider Telenor Pakistan in association with Corporate Pakistan Group (CPG), a coalition of corporate leaders, hosted an exclusive forum led by Stephen Brobst, the global Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Teradata Corporation, on digitization & leadership in the digital age. This session is in line with Telenor Pakistan’s emphasis on becoming a hub of leadership, innovation and collaboration.   Held at Telenor Pakistan’s new flagship campus 345, the event was attended by over 100 participants including 50 business and technology leaders, parliamentarians, senior ministry officials and entrepreneurs. The talk shed light on the crucial role data & analytics have started to play in a business’ success and survival in the recent times. Building on the premise that global business investments in Data & Analytics (D&A) will surpass $200 billion a year by 2020, the talk ventured to answer such fundamental questions as: What are the new business best practices? How do you integrate D&A into your organization’s DNA? How can big problems be solved by big data? How are the fortune 500 businesses exploiting the data opportunity? Mr. Irfan Wahab Khan, CEO, Telenor Pakistan, spoke to the gathering about technology and innovation with examples of how Telenor has transitioned into Pakistan’s primary digital lifestyle partner by making innovation a part of its working culture. Mr. Naeem Zamindar, Chairman, Board of Investment (BOI), spoke on the importance of learning what investors think about opportunities in Pakistan and how to capitalize on that insight. In his closing remarks Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed emphasized the role of international investment in Pakistan’s growing tech market and overall economy, highlighting the government’s eagerness in adopting technology solutions. The keynote speaker, Mr. Stephen Brobst, shared his experience working with leading Fortune 500 companies across the world and on data challenges which keep the best CEOs up at night. Part of the talk which grabbed the most attention from the audience was the discussion around leadership and digital Transformation. Mr. Brobst also told the audience how the companies who are resistant to this change will eventually cease to be relevant and that demise may not be much far. According to him, data was the key to success and survival for all industries and will redefine the way of doing business in today’s new age. The event provided participants with leading opinions and opportunity to meet international dignitaries, movers and shakers of the local business scene and Telenor management. The pool of industry leaders shared best practices from the Silicon Valley and Pakistan with the participants, indulging them in insightful discussions on innovation, governance, and leadership in the data age with real-life examples and case...

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HUAWEI embarks on a Fully-connected Intelligent Era to Achieve Global Prominence

HUAWEI embarks on a Fully-connected Intelligent Era to Achieve Global Prominence

HUAWEI welcomes the New Year with renewed hope and vigor as the company embarks on a journey towards global prominence by bringing innovative technology to people. This was stated by Richard Yu, CEO, HUAWEI CBG in his New Year message for HUAWEI employees worldwide. 2017 was a phenomenal year for HUAWEI. Its global market share exceeded 10% cementing its rank as one of the top three players – thereby narrowing the gap between the top two players. HUAWEI CBG expects to generate a revenue of CNY 236 billion in 2017, a year-on-year increase of around 30% while the annual global shipments of HUAWEI and Honor smartphones are expected to reach 153 million units. In the fourth quarter of 2017, HUAWEI launched the HUAWEI Mate 10 series, which received a great response worldwide. The range consisted HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro – the world’s first smartphone powered by an AI chip – a true milestone. These devices officially marked the beginning of HUAWEI’s evolution from smartphones to intelligent phones and ushered the smartphone industry into the AI era. After its launch, the HUAWEI Mate 10 series has remained a bestseller. It was named the best smartphone by Forbes, and was lauded as the best Android phone, the most stylish phone, and the phone to watch in 2018. In the UK, TechRadar rated the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro as having the largest battery capacity of any of its main competitors. In addition, it topped reviews by German technology and media publications Connect and Areamobile, received the best reviews from China Mobile, and even won the Swan Award, the top honor for mobile phone design in China. HUAWEI’s brand awareness also jumped from 81% in 2016 to 85% in 2017, and it reached 70th on Interbrand’s Top 100 Best Global Brands. Outside China, the number of consumers considering buying a HUAWEI device saw a 100% increase when compared with 2016. In the Chinese market, HUAWEI was the first Chinese mobile phone brand to top customer satisfaction rankings. In 2017, HUAWEI made many breakthroughs in consumer experience improvement, cloud services, and branding. The EMUI 8.0 further addressed the issue of Android phones slowing down over time and delivered faster speeds. The number of HUAWEI consumer cloud service users now exceeds 340 million, with an increase in user loyalty. In addition, 350,000 developers have registered to be part of HUAWEI’s consumer cloud services. The ecosystem has taken shape, and the company has taken a major step forward in overall privacy and...

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QnE waves 2017 with ‘QnE Celebration Week – Thankyou 2017’ – End of the year giveaway campaign

QnE waves 2017 with ‘QnE Celebration Week – Thankyou 2017’ – End of the year giveaway campaign

Karachi’s premier online grocery store – QnE is waving 2017 with the most compelling campaign of offering free goodies worth Rs.500 upon purchase of products worth Rs.1000 or more from the online portal QnE. The initiative is a positive gesture of thanking the year 2017 for all the positive reasons. The aim of the campaign is to share the moments of happiness by gifting online buyers and encouraging more people to use smart and easy solution of online buying. The campaign was officially activated on Saturday, December 23, 2017 initially for 2000 orders; however due to its overwhelming response the campaign has been extended to 4000 orders, targeted to be achieved by December 31, 2017. In this regards QnE has partnered with Close-Up, Dove, Shield, Pepsi, Aquafina, Slice, Sting, Dettol, Jazaa Foods, Oye Hoye, Shangrila, Dayfresh and Nestle. “We see enormous potential in the growing E-commerce market and it is evident by the fact that how a startup that started from a room has expanded itself to a company with an annual target of Rs.1Billion”, said Osama Qassim, CEO QnE; “Our ‘Thankyou 2017’ campaign is a celebration campaign for all our valued customers for making us reach where we stand today”. Expressing his views, Syed Farzadaq Ali Shah, Business Intelligence and Strategy Manager said, “With the pace of internet accessibility and the unforeseen growth in the IT sector, there is yet big room for development in the E-commerce sector as the market yet lack for gaining buyers’ trust. Through campaigns like ‘Thankyou 2017’, we aim to pull more buyers and let them experience the benefits of hassle-free online buying.” Besides the ongoing campaign, QnE has many other attractive discount deals like Unilever Scan n Win offer, Buy 2 get 1 free on National Foods, and many other discount bundles for each grocery’s category. QnE is expanding itself in Lahore and Islamabad, respectively, in the first quarter of...

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Teradata brings together business leaders in 4th Teradata Invitational Golf Championship

Teradata brings together business leaders in    4th Teradata Invitational Golf Championship

Teradata Pakistan, the world’s leading data and analytics company, held its 4th Teradata Invitational Golf Championship today here at Defence Authority Country and Golf Club. The sporting event was in continuation of Teradata’s regular practice of helping key decision makers from different industries meet in an informal setting and discuss solutions that matter for the Pakistani business community and the country’s economy. A select group of corporate executives and decision makers from the Government, finance, and energy sectors of Pakistan participated in the golf event which was followed by the prize distribution ceremony. In the tournament, Mr. Vivek Anand won the 1st Gross with Mr. Malik Murtaza and Lt. Col. Zahid Iqbal winning the 2nd and 3rd Gross respectively. the 1st Net prize went to Mr. Haider Bilal while Mr. Javed Wadood and Mr. Ali Nadeem won the 2nd and 3rd Net respectively. In the ladies category, Ms. Anum Zahra won the 1st Net with Ms. Sumeha Khalid securing the 2nd Net. The 1st Gross went to Mrs. Humera Khalid. The Longest Drive in the game was made by Mr. Zunair Khan, while Brig. Shahid Ghani was able to reach Nearest to Pin. “We congratulate all winners and thank every participant for taking time out of their busy schedules and making this sporting event a success,” said Mr. Qazafi Qayyum, Managing Director, Teradata Pakistan. “Being a major provider of cutting-edge business analytics solutions to a diversified range of industries, we deem it our responsibility to bring together decision makers and give them a chance to exchange ideas so we all can contribute our best to helping Pakistan’s business landscape thrive.” He further added that Teradata will continue to play its part in creating opportunities for constructive business dialogue while it keeps helping companies of all sorts and sizes make informed and smart...

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Telenor Microfinance Bank partners up with Nayatel for Online Payments

Telenor Microfinance Bank partners up with Nayatel for Online Payments

In an exciting development, Telenor Microfinance Bank (TMB) has entered into a payment partnership with Nayatel (NTL), one of Pakistan’s leading private internet and cable television providers in upper Punjab. Nayatel offers services in the areas of Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Faisalabad. Providing customers with a safe and convenient online payment platform, Telenor Bank’s Easypay service offers users the option to visit the checkout page at https://customer.nayatel.com/telenorEasyPay/ and pay via either: Easypaisa Mobile Account – By entering their relevant details and entering their 5 digit Account PIN when prompted customers can complete the transaction Credit/Debit Card – Enter their card and customer details on the page to complete the payment process “Through this partnership Nayatel customers will no longer have to worry about having cash in hand or missing the payment date.” said Shahid Mustafa, President & CEO, Telenor Microfinance Bank. “Our overarching aim has always been to provide users with ever greater value in their everyday lives and through such alliances we are well on our way towards achieving that objective.”  As part of the launch promotion, customers who pay their bills online in December will be entered into a lucky draw and have the chance to win a brand new IPhone X! Expanding its payments portfolio, Telenor Bank continues to provide the people of Pakistan with ever more innovative and accessible digital payment...

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