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2 ½ day workweek - Coping with Weekends in the Middle East

2 ½ day workweek - Coping with Weekends in the Middle East

The Problem As a part of my work, I'm in direct contact with accounts in Turkey and a number of countries in the Middle East. Being located in Turkey means that…

Ali April 30, 2015

World-class Customer Service

In mid October 2013, Apple started recalling mid-2012 Macbook Airs, due to a SSD problem that was apparently and isolated issue to Toshiba drives only. I found out…

Ali November 16, 2013

Renaming files in bulk with Excel

So you have a bunch of files (read thousands) that you need to rename. If you deal with documents/records in the workplace and you don’t have access to fancy EDRMS, EDMS,…

Ali February 10, 2013
Cloud is better off without Flash

Cloud is better off without Flash

With the emergence of the iPad, there are many trends changing and many ideas developing around an old but finally well-developed phenomenon: the tablet computer. Although…

Ali May 8, 2010
Graduate school and the GMAT beast

Graduate school and the GMAT beast

After moving to Vancouver (yeah baby), one of the things I want to do is to apply for UBC graduate program. No, MBA is not what I have in mind, MIS is a better…

Ali April 12, 2010

Globalizing Clouds, Geopolitically Speaking

This article was originally posted on CloudAve. Security remains as one of the biggest challenges in adopting and spreading cloud computing. But there is an even…

Ali May 11, 2009

An Open Cloud - Or Is It?

This is an article posted on CloudAve. As you might know the Open Cloud Manifesto debuted on March 30st. It outlines the pillars of Cloud Computing as well…

Ali April 1, 2009

How SaaS can impact the Middle East market

Middle East is usually behind when it comes to the bleeding edge technology. Clearly because we don't build bleeding edge technology unless we are US or EU residents! One…

Ali December 21, 2008

Creating organization groups in Zoho business

One of nice features in zoho Business is organization groups that allow you to really collaborate and share documents, tasks, and links between the team members. However…

Ali November 20, 2008

DELL "still" recommends Windows Vista ...

What a familiar statement! "Optimize your Business with Windows Vista Business" or etc. Is that really true? We have 10+ laptops and workstations running Windows…

Ali May 6, 2008