Tom De Waele, Managing Partner, Bain & Company Middle East 

Five steps that Middle East companies can take to reduce carbon footprint

To translate ambition into delivery, companies need to adopt a mindset that we call visionary pragmatism and get five things right

Digital twin

How digital twins are helping build the foundation of industrial metaverse

Integration of digital twins into the metaverse is accelerating the digital recreation of real-world objects including the industrial and associated ecosystems

Brand Love 2022 Middle East's most loved brands

Nescafé, Lexus and Prada among the region’s most loved brands, reveals Brand Love 2022 report

Talkwalker and Hootsuite analysed consumer sentiment data for over 1,500 global brands to identify the Middle East’s ten most loved brands for the report

UAE: Keeping the real estate momentum going

Recent policy initiatives that make it easier for foreigners to live and work in the UAE have also bolstered the demand for real estate properties

CISOs

Attention CISOs: Getting buy-in requires a solid business case

When positioning cybersecurity in the hybrid-work era, CISOs should characterise it as an enabler, no different than cloud computing itself

Gen Z

Why appealing to Gen Z is critical for technology brands today

In an exclusive interview, Ivan Wu, chief executive officer at OPPO GCC explains why Reno7 Pro 5G is a smartphone designed for the youth

investment trends

Eye for detail: What do key investment trends look like?

Speaking to Gulf Business, Rob Ansari, head of investments and retirement – India, Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Mercer, shares insights on evolving market trends and the way forward

Predictive data analytics

What are the benefits of predictive analytics for businesses?

Predictive data analytics is a vital component for businesses looking to stay ahead of their competition and scale efficiently whilst minimising risk

AI Talent

The AI talent factory – what it is and how to build it

The UAE has long been a proponent of leveraging AI to do just about anything that will upgrade society and governance

Email protection

Why advanced email protection is more important than ever

The number of email users worldwide is set to grow from 4.26 billion in 2022 to 4.6 billion in 2025, making up more than half of the expected world population

vfs

Summer beckons: A quick visa guide by VFS Global

Monaz Billimoria, deputy regional head – UAE and Qatar at VFS Global, discusses all things visa with Gulf Business ahead of the summer holidays

UAE's progress on tax compliance

Insights: The UAE’s progress in meeting OECD international tax standards

A more solid, practical, and transparent fiscal system, combined with a new approach to alternative revenues, is helping the UAE strengthen its position as an attractive and competitive hub for international business and investment

GDPR data

Four tips on robust compliance for UAE businesses in the age of GDPR

A new approach to data management is required – one that makes compliance easier and delivers advanced security while removing data silos

Data environmental

Three ways data is helping industrial companies to achieve environmental KPIs

When aggregated and contextualised, data can help unlock sustainability dividends on the road to our common net-zero targets

World Environment Day: Scaling a circular economy

We look at some companies in the UAE that have championed a circular economy, while promoting sustainability and conscious consumerism

investment firms

How GCC investment firms can adapt to capture new opportunities

Private equity firms, principal investors, and SWFs in the region need to respond to rapidly evolving societal goals and expectations on sustainability

Narendran Thillaisthanam on leveraging the human-digital workforce for sustainability

Insights: Leveraging a human-digital workforce for sustainability

While digital workers cannot replace human workers, the future will witness humans operating side by side with their digital counterparts

Five secrets to monetising your experience and knowledge online

The following pointers will help you make an instant impact and touch the lives of many while earning $10,000 or more each month

Davos 2022: High-level representation from the Middle East

From a regional perspective, the Middle East was well represented with the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain officials participating

cyber resilient

Here’s how to build a cyber resilient organisation

Hany George, security specialist for Mimecast Middle East shares the most effective ways of strengthening an organisation’s overall cyber resilience

Managers MEA

Managers will play a key role in the sustainable success of hybrid work in MEA

It is important for business leaders to remember that managers are closest to employees and have the greatest visibility into problems and solutions

Outsourcing

Here’s why outsourcing will continue to be a key element in business strategy

Outsourcing firms should adopt intelligent AI in their recruitment and onboarding functions says Nikhil Nanda, operations manager at Innovations UAE

Higher education cybersecurity

Why higher education should care about cybersecurity

A wave of cybercrime is hitting educational institutions and criminals are developing sophisticated digital attacks to steal intellectual property

Human-machine

Human-machine partnerships are key to the future of customer experience

From diagnosing diseases to understanding human preferences and providing new customer insights, the human-machine partnership is evolving

5g CP Gurnani_MD Tech Mahindra

How 5G-powered technology can contribute to a greener, equitable world

Technology powered by 5G and wider connectivity can potentially reduce annual emissions from transport by 6.6–9.3 million tons carbon dioxide equivalent

talent retention - Murtaza Hashwani

Insights: The key to retaining talent in today’s climate

To make employees feel like a part of your organisation, start with proper onboarding from day one and continue the process throughout their first year

healthcare

Special report: Why UAE has taken centre stage in the healthcare space

The UAE has emerged as one of the world’s leading healthcare hubs and medical tourism destinations – here’s how it got there

Preparing for the future of work: Promoting creativity in the age of automation

Building creative capacity requires a community of entrepreneurs, creatives, visionaries, and coaches to help local talent bring their ideas to life

Protecting cloud

Protecting data in the cloud: Whose responsibility is it?

Research from Veritas found that the usage of cloud collaboration tools has increased by 20 per cent since the start of the pandemic

How the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group is getting future ready

Easa Al Gurg, group CEO of Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, tells us how the group is committed to digital transformation and sustainability, and shares his vision for its future and views on leadership