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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

mobility

How SMEs can leverage opportunities within the on-demand mobility and contactless driving sectors

The e-hailing industry is expected to develop at a CAGR between 15 to 28 per cent, resulting in an increased market size of $285bn by 2030

OSS

What the billion-dollar OSS market means for software delivery in the UAE

Nearshoring – outsourcing service provision to another company in a nearby country is rapidly growing. Shankar Garg, MD, Xebia Middle East outlines why this is a game-changer in software delivery in the UAE

Financial

Is the financial sector still on cybercriminals’ radars?

The New York Federal Reserve noted a report that financial firms experience cyberattacks 300 times more than other industries

Boardroom

Boardroom connection: Why firms should foster an ‘always learning’ culture

Invaluable insights and knowledge gleaned from this approach can benefit enterprises in the longer run

customer experience

Technology underpins customer experience. Here’s how.

Through the efficient use of digital tools, companies can deliver frictionless results, improving both customer experience and profits

business planning

Five steps to improving your competitive edge with integrated business planning

Here’s how to successfully integrate business planning taking into account the impact on people, processes and the technology

Green hydrogen sector

The digital road to the green hydrogen sector

Data-led development can help build a responsive and resilient clean hydrogen energy sector

Cloud HR

Here’s why cloud holds the key to HR transformation

By automating processes and cutting costs, cloud platforms can be a game-changer for productivity and efficiency

How to measure your path of productivity

It’s not about how much you do, but it’s about doing the right thing at the right time

zero watse

Hastening the UAE’s journey to zero waste

A good way to encourage recycling and composting is to make it expensive to put things in landfill

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Here’s how cross realities will shape omnichannel marketing

With the blurring of lines between virtual and physical realities, there is a need to address the concerns of XR consumers, says Nicolet Pienaar

What’s the key for operators to succeed in 2022?

Affordability is key to reaching out to the population yet to sign up for mobile internet

Real-time payments UAE

Beckoning a new dawn for real-time payments in the UAE

The UAE has one of the world’s highest smartphone penetration rates and a young population that live a substantial proportion of their lives in digital spaces

How conversational AI powered bots are democratising the healthcare industry

Conversational AI solutions have the potential to make life easier for patients, doctors, nurses and other hospitals and clinic staff in several ways

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The key sectors where robots are expected to play a pivotal role

We look at five ways that robots are transforming business