US Business and the Gulf’s Shunning of Qatar

Despite facing sanctions from several of its neighbors, Qatar is continuing business as usual, with only minor disruptions. The situation has heightened geopolitical tensions in an already anxious region, but has not significantly impacted businesses in either Qatar or the region. The tiny and extremely wealthy country has already taken action to counter the sanctions [...]

By | 2018-04-28T21:44:59-04:00 July 10th, 2017|International|0 Comments

IT and its Impact on Airline Operations

On Saturday 27th May 2017, as many travellers were beginning their journey to enjoy some spring sunshine over the bank holiday weekend, British Airways experienced a catastrophic failure of their IT systems leading to a virtual grounding of the national carrier. This resulted in over 700 cancelled flights during one of the busiest holiday periods [...]

By | 2018-04-28T21:38:00-04:00 June 19th, 2017|Technology|0 Comments

There’s Still Gold In Emerging Markets

The central market in Paramaribo is vibrant and exciting. Walking from stall to stall, I feel invigorated by the innovation and the dedication of the sellers, and slightly woozy from myriad olfactory and visual stimuli. It’s a place where you can buy the uniquely Surinamese version of roti in one stall before sidling up to [...]

By | 2018-04-28T21:04:50-04:00 May 30th, 2017|Financial|0 Comments