Archive for the ‘Business Transformation’ Category

Enemy inside the Gate: The Number One Barrier to Innovation in the Middle East

What are the drivers for innovation in the Middle East? I recently asked this question of my colleagues in the social mediasphere. I wanted to better understand how people innovate in the Middle East, and compare the drivers for innovation here with that of other societies. My question provoked many responses, several of which pointed […]

Changing Tides: Dubai Port World Achieves Market Leadership through Business Model Innovation

Dubai Port World (DP World) is one of the largest marine terminal operators in the world, with 49 terminals and major expansions in 31 countries. Formed in 2005, with the merger of Dubai Ports Authority (DPA) and DPI (Dubai Ports International), the organization is young in name but rich in experience. Since its inception, DP […]

Now is the Time for Business Model Innovation

Every organization in the Middle East should be questioning the who, what and how of their current approach to business, and finding a better way to offer value to customers and constituents. I’ll give you not one but four reasons why now is the time for business model innovation.   1.   The demonstrations in Tunisia, […]