Archive for August, 2004

Catching the text thieves!

Thursday, August 26th, 2004

THE WEB | Need text? Just pinch it off the web. The only catch? Google will expose you. Ahmad Humeid goes after the copycats A while ago there was a story in the news about a woman in the US who discovered that a man she was going out with was a wanted criminal by [...]

Is Jordan user friendly?

Thursday, August 19th, 2004

PROCESS | When it comes to customer information and service in the Kingdom, both the public and private sectors score badly, Ahmad Humeid observes After a visit to the Vehicle Licencing Department the other day, I became convinced that only poor taxi drivers, chauffeurs, “office boys” and young, first-time car owners actually interact with this [...]

SYNTAX is looking for designers

Monday, August 9th, 2004

Technology and media mega brands (and little stories about them)

Thursday, August 5th, 2004

BUSINESS | Ahmad Humeid guides you through a list of the biggest names in media and technology The US magazine BusinessWeek, in association with brand-experts Interbrand, has, for the fourth consecutive year, drawn a up a list of the 100 most valuable brands globally. (to see the full list go to ). What’s interesting [...]

Jordan’s government goes interactive!

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2004

E-GOVERNMENT | A new governmental portal reflects a progressive, ambitious vision. Ahmad Humeid previews the site. Most Jordanian government sites launched in recent years have been not much more than modest attempts to provide basic information about the ministries or organizations they represent. That’s not to say that the private sector in Jordan is doing [...]