Day: December 21, 2014

Chinese delegation visits Gwadar, other projects

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article image STAFF REPORT QUETTA: China not only wants to develop Gwadar port but also is working on the vision of the development the people of Gwadar as various socio-economic projects would be launched soon for the local people."With the developing and making the Gwadar port functional, jobs opportunities would be created for the people the new port city of Pakistan," said Lin Dajian, the head of a Chinese delegation that has recently visited the Gwadar town and inspected different…Read More

PSEB setting new horizons to explore world IT market: Shahryar

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article image PSEB is an apex body of the Ministry of Information Technology with the mandate to facilitate and promote Pakistan’s IT Industry in local and international markets. PSEB has been facilitating IT industry through a series of projects and programmes in IT parks development, international marketing/delegations, international IT certifications, IT internships, IT trainings, as well as promotion of innovative and new technologies through incubators. PSEB’s mandate is to ensure sustainable…Read More

IT projects on track, but more budget needed: Amir

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article image Amir Malik is presently working as Member IT, Ministry of Information Technology. He has also served as Managing Director PSEB and Chief Executive of Pak Datacom Limited, Pakistan. He has previously worked as Head of Regulatory Compliance at Ufone, PTML and at Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in the capacity of Director (ICT) for four years. He is the winner of numerous prestigious awards for his professional achievements Q:Do you think the budget allocated for IT development…Read More

Policy reforms best option

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article image Q:Kindly give some brief account of youself. A:I am a Director and CEO of Jaffer Business Systems, a major IT company, having HP, Emersson, Oracle, Microsoft as its key partners. In addition, I am also the President of Touchpoint Group, offering Self Service, Business Intelligence/Analytics services, Call Center Solutions (based on Genesys), and VAS Platforms. Prior to this, I was the Senior Vice President and Member Executive Board for Comptel Corporation. I have also held the…Read More

Channelising software workforce needed

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article image Iqtidar Zaidi is currently President and CEO of Techaccess Pakistan. His array of experiences is vast and badges years of successful decision making internationally as well in Pakistan. Mr. Zaidi is a graduate from the University of Karachi in Mathematics. He then graduated from University of San Francisco in Human Relations and Organizational Behavior while also attending UC Berkeley for courses in Computer Sciences. His professional career ranges a full spectrum of technical and…Read More

Need to promote cheap IT services

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article image Saleem Rafik is COO at NTL (NADRA Technologies Limited). He is responsible for the operations of commercial and large scale initiatives. His services include e-Sahulat platform of over 5000 franchised locations for public services and utility billing services. In addition to Verisys (CNIC verification services) for the public, specialties: Board Membership and Representations, Architect Financial Transaction Business, Strategy and Business Development, Technology and Service Industry…Read More

Software export potential of Pakistan

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Society needs economy with frugality to live a simple life. We require basic necessities of life for our day to day needs be met satisfaction level. The soft revolution has disrupted the simple demands and its curvilnear nature to haphazard zigzag nature having many ups and downs in a graph. The economy for our society needs more complexity with having touch of soft soul like product. The economy is being boosted significantly by this new innovative product running the computer hardware. The…Read More

Role of IT industry in Pakistans economy

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Pakistan is in a very exciting and decisive stage. Decisions taken now will have a far-reaching impact on our future. Politically things can’t be any better to steer our economy in a new direction. The need of the moment is to invest in gradually moving Pakistan away from an industrial base to a service based economy. IT Industry is a service industry that can provide a significant boost to our economic growth in next ten years. The IT industry can play a major role in bolstering the…Read More

Mobile, gaming & animation industry

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Mobile, Gaming and Animation Industry Whether it is Babar Ahmed whose Mindstorm Studios created Cricket Revolution™ - the first PC game produced by a Pakistani gaming outfit to sell in retail stores internationally - and recently launched the official game of the ICC WorldCup 2011; brothers Rizwan and Irfan Virk whose GameView Studios created the successful Tap franchise and was recently acquired by Japanese social gaming giant DeNA; Hasan Rizvi whose Pepper.PK made history by developing…Read More

A glimpse on PSEB

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Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) is an apex government body mandated to promote Pakistan’s IT Industry in local and international markets. It facilitates the IT industry through a series of projects and programs in infrastructure development, human capital development, company capability development, international marketing, strategy and research, and the promotion of innovation and technologies. Industry Overview Pakistan is fast becoming the destination of choice for a…Read More

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