Posts Tagged 'uae'

The GCC is a Tourism Juggernaut

When Nick Hall of the Digital Tourism Think Tank in Brussels invited me to join a workshop on helping European tourism boards and hospitality chains better understand the Middle East market, I didn’t hesitate to …

The GCC is a Tourism Juggernaut

When Nick Hall of the Digital Tourism Think Tank in Brussels invited me to join a workshop on helping European tourism boards and hospitality chains better understand the Middle East market, I didn’t hesitate to …

Live Tweeting: 2015 UAE #GovtSummit

Listening to Kevin Kelly, founder of @WIRED talking about the future of Internet of Things. https://t.co/a4j77F6g7S #GovSummit

— Xische & Co. (@Xische) February 9, 2015

“Data about your customers is as valuable as your customers.”—Kevin …

Live Tweeting: 2015 UAE #GovtSummit

Listening to Kevin Kelly, founder of @WIRED talking about the future of Internet of Things. https://t.co/a4j77F6g7S #GovSummit

— Xische & Co. (@Xische) February 9, 2015

“Data about your customers is as valuable as your customers.”—Kevin …

Business in a City Named Dubai

Our CEO Danish Farhan was invited to share his experience running businesses in the Middle East by International Referral Conference in Dubai last month. The audience was bound to be sceptical, given it was almost …

Business in a City Named Dubai

Our CEO Danish Farhan was invited to share his experience running businesses in the Middle East by International Referral Conference in Dubai last month. The audience was bound to be sceptical, given it was almost …

Facebook Now Re-targets Me

So recently, I’ve been seeing a lot more relevant ads to me on my Facebook RHS column or on my news feed as ‘Page Like’ ads or sponsored stories. As a Facebook advertiser, this wouldn’t …

Facebook Now Re-targets Me

So recently, I’ve been seeing a lot more relevant ads to me on my Facebook RHS column or on my news feed as ‘Page Like’ ads or sponsored stories. As a Facebook advertiser, this wouldn’t …

The Many Faces of a Community Manager

Remember when Heath Ledger had to sit in a room for months to assume the role of The Joker for ‘The Dark Knight’? Of course you do. Well, being a community manager in the social …

The Many Faces of a Community Manager

Remember when Heath Ledger had to sit in a room for months to assume the role of The Joker for ‘The Dark Knight’? Of course you do. Well, being a community manager in the social …

Confessions of a Brand Dubai Storyteller

Confessions of a Brand Dubai Storyteller from Danish Farhan

We were asked by the Digital Tourism Think Tank from London to deliver a keynote at the first Yahoo! Digital Tourism Campus Dubai at MAKE Business …

Confessions of a Brand Dubai Storyteller

Confessions of a Brand Dubai Storyteller from Danish Farhan

We were asked by the Digital Tourism Think Tank from London to deliver a keynote at the first Yahoo! Digital Tourism Campus Dubai at MAKE Business …

#AnaDubai: Challenging the Meaning of Art

The City Is Your Canvas

This year, Dubai Culture & Art Authority and Dubai-based design boutique Xpoze approached us to be a part of their outdoor art initiative The City Is Your Canvas – commissioning …

#AnaDubai: Challenging the Meaning of Art

The City Is Your Canvas

This year, Dubai Culture & Art Authority and Dubai-based design boutique Xpoze approached us to be a part of their outdoor art initiative The City Is Your Canvas – commissioning …

The Debate: Philanthropy vs Social Enterprise

Our CEO Danish Farhan was invited to host a panel last night for Acumen Fund–one of the world’s most innovative non-profit venture funds that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty. Entitled …

The Debate: Philanthropy vs Social Enterprise

Our CEO Danish Farhan was invited to host a panel last night for Acumen Fund–one of the world’s most innovative non-profit venture funds that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty. Entitled …

Xische at the UAE Apps Masterclass

Last night, the Shelter hosted an insightful gathering of app-minded individuals in Dubai. Three stories from UAE-based app designers and developers were showcased in pitch sessions of 10 minutes each. On the other side of …

Xische at the UAE Apps Masterclass

Last night, the Shelter hosted an insightful gathering of app-minded individuals in Dubai. Three stories from UAE-based app designers and developers were showcased in pitch sessions of 10 minutes each. On the other side of …

Designing a simpler, smarter Sony VAIO for the Middle East

Xische was approached by Sony with a simple directive: Redesign their rather dated Sony VAIO website for a cool, tech-savvy generation. A generation that effortlessly navigates technology, and has no time for complications or delays.…

Designing a simpler, smarter Sony VAIO for the Middle East

Xische was approached by Sony with a simple directive: Redesign their rather dated Sony VAIO website for a cool, tech-savvy generation. A generation that effortlessly navigates technology, and has no time for complications or delays.…

Danish Farhan presents at The Internet Show 2012

Measuring Social Media ROI from Danish Farhan

Our CEO Danish was asked to present a keynote on how ROI is measured for social media. He jumped at the opportunity because he believes asking to measure …

Danish Farhan presents at The Internet Show 2012

Measuring Social Media ROI from Danish Farhan

Our CEO Danish was asked to present a keynote on how ROI is measured for social media. He jumped at the opportunity because he believes asking to measure …

Xische Leads With 3 Wins and 9 Nominations at Internet Awards 2011

(Update: We’re thrilled to have won 3 awards! Details indicated below and on the organizer’s website)

It’s always nice to see our clients shine in the glory of work we had a little something to …

Xische Leads With 3 Wins and 9 Nominations at Internet Awards 2011

(Update: We’re thrilled to have won 3 awards! Details indicated below and on the organizer’s website)

It’s always nice to see our clients shine in the glory of work we had a little something to …

A Brand Invented By Kids, Locked Down By The Crowds

This morning, Xische attempted something completely untried in the design thinking process. Here’s how the story goes: Our friends at Alchemy Films ran a project last week with the students of GEMS World Academy in …

A Brand Invented By Kids, Locked Down By The Crowds

This morning, Xische attempted something completely untried in the design thinking process. Here’s how the story goes: Our friends at Alchemy Films ran a project last week with the students of GEMS World Academy in …

XBENCH: Crowdsourced Art For Benches In Dubai

We were invited by one of Dubai’s eclectic boutiques called S*uce to participate in a cool thought-provoking initiative to push for more benches in Dubai. We took the opportunity to involve the crowd to be …

XBENCH: Crowdsourced Art For Benches In Dubai

We were invited by one of Dubai’s eclectic boutiques called S*uce to participate in a cool thought-provoking initiative to push for more benches in Dubai. We took the opportunity to involve the crowd to be …

Augmented Reality in the Middle East with Jotun

November is turning out to be a spectacularly techie month for us!  After the wildly viral barcode invitations we produced for TEDxDubai this year, we’re excited to follow it up with an Augmented Reality experience …

Augmented Reality in the Middle East with Jotun

November is turning out to be a spectacularly techie month for us!  After the wildly viral barcode invitations we produced for TEDxDubai this year, we’re excited to follow it up with an Augmented Reality experience …

Why I Will Not Switch To Facebook Mail

Two days from now, Facebook is speculated to release its new product – an Email service. A user-base of well over 500 million people is strong reason to believe that Facebook Mail will have a …

Why I Will Not Switch To Facebook Mail

Two days from now, Facebook is speculated to release its new product – an Email service. A user-base of well over 500 million people is strong reason to believe that Facebook Mail will have a …

TEDxDubai Now Rebooted

We are incredibly excited to be able to announce our collaboration with the definitive event of the year — TEDxDubai 2010. Those of you who attended the first-ever edition last year know exactly what we’re …

TEDxDubai Now Rebooted

We are incredibly excited to be able to announce our collaboration with the definitive event of the year — TEDxDubai 2010. Those of you who attended the first-ever edition last year know exactly what we’re …

Xische at The Luxury Forum

Update on November 3, 2010 – Danish speaking at the conference.

Our chief Danish Farhan will be speaking at The Luxury Forum in Dubai this afternoon. As a take-home kit, he wants to share a …

Xische at The Luxury Forum

Update on November 3, 2010 – Danish speaking at the conference.

Our chief Danish Farhan will be speaking at The Luxury Forum in Dubai this afternoon. As a take-home kit, he wants to share a …

Wanted: Fashionista Content Manager

Job Reference: XB102 / Location: Dubai / Experience: Not essential

We are weeks away from an interesting fashion project launching out of Dubai. What we need now is a geek that has a passion for …

Wanted: Fashionista Content Manager

Job Reference: XB102 / Location: Dubai / Experience: Not essential

We are weeks away from an interesting fashion project launching out of Dubai. What we need now is a geek that has a passion for …

Keynote: Of Banks and Movies in the UAE

Some of you might have attended our CEO Danish Farhan’s keynote yesterday at Social Media World as part of The Internet Show in Abu Dhabi. Danish wanted to share his slides, so here they are. …

Keynote: Of Banks and Movies in the UAE

Some of you might have attended our CEO Danish Farhan’s keynote yesterday at Social Media World as part of The Internet Show in Abu Dhabi. Danish wanted to share his slides, so here they are. …